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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Welcome to the ACTFL Community! Our ACTFL community gets bigger every day. Many of you already know one another, while others are brand-new faces. For everyone new, and not-so-new, take a little time to introduce yourselves. Share your name, where you're from, what language(s) you teach, at what level, and why you believe language education is ...

  • I'm sorry to hear that your students are being pulled for the mad rush to do math & science ad nauseum!  I have a TINY French 3 class this year because the counselors took students our half way through the year to make up old requirements.  It sucked & tso the class got smaller & smaller.  They come visit almost every day & that's good, but they complain ...

  • Posted in: Annual Convention

    I just saw this & am quite excited to try out for it!  I would love to see New Orelans & see if I can get some financial help?  Excellent! ------------------------------ Catherine Darwish Oakland High School Teacher catherine.darwish@ousd.org ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Mentoring Program

    I really like your video!  I absolutely crazy for powtoons & use it with my High School French students as often as I can.  There are more ethnically diverse characters on the site but it takes a while to add new characters and make it look consistent.      Language Acquisition is great and can be used at all levels.  I really enjoy speaking with my ...

  • Posted in: Educator Resources

    I really like the idea of online courses for educators.  I just finished my online Master's degree in Educational Technology and am always looking for ways to share with my collegues!  Often teachers don't have a lot of time durig regular business days and so being connected and seeing things and learning things online allow us to work at our own pace ...

  • Good afternoon, I do not remember the last time I posted and/or responded here. I hope you are all having a great year and that your students will leave your classrooms with a higher level of proficiency. I hope and wish my students certainly feel more confident in their abilities. Some of them were AMAZING and I truly believe many belong in an honors ...


  • ACTFL Research Priorities Project

    The purpose of the ACTFL Research Priorities Project is to support empirical research on five priority areas that are currently critical to improving World Language education. Proposals can initiate a new research study, support/expand a study under way, ... more
  • ACTFL Professional Development Awards

    ACTFL is currently seeking nominations for our Professional Awards. Please read through the list and criteria, and consider submitting a nomination today! more
  • Global Engagement Initiative Award

    The World-Readiness Standards for Language Learning not only define the critical role of world languages in our students’ future careers, but also provide a framework for the curricular integration of collaboration with communities beyond the classroom ... more

ACTFL Job Central

  • US - NJ - Morristown, The Academy of Saint Elizabeth, a private, Catholic, independent, college preparatory high school for young women, seeks a certified and/or experienced teacher of Latin for the 2018-19 school year. I
  • US - NH - New Hampton, The Spanish position at New Hampton School includes: Teaching four sections of Spanish, specific levels to be determined Using technology to enhance the teaching of Spanish Teaching a diverse group
  • US - CO - Lafayette, Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 520 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a Spanish teacher for either middle or upper school. Dawson is a growing and passionate
  • US - NY - Locust Valley, Qualifications: A successful candidate will have a BA degree in French or Spanish; an MA is preferred. Ideally, we would love a native speaker in either language and fluency in both languages. He