ACTFL SIGs elect officers for two-year terms each year. This year, the below groups and positions are up for election. Interested members must be a member of the SIG and may submit only one self-nomination. If you are not sure which SIG you belong to, please use the "Communities" tab in the green menu bar above and select the "My Communities" from the drop-down to see in which groups you are currently enrolled.
Those interested in applying must submit a 250 word, third-person statement of interest describing their background and experience, why they would be a good fit for the position, and any special plans if elected.
2018 SIG Election Positions
African-American Students - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Arabic - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Cinema - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Community Colleges - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Critical and Social Justice Approaches - Chair
Distance Learning - Chair and Secretary
Heritage Languages - Vice-Chair
Immersion - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Korean - Secretary
Language Learning for Children - Chair
Less Commonly Taught Languages - Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary
Portuguese - Vice-Chair
Research - Chair, Vice-Chair, and Graduate Student Representative
Spanish for Heritage Learners - Vice-Chair and Secretary
Small Undergraduate German Programs - Chair
Teacher Development - Chair and Secretary
Teaching and Learning of Culture - Vice-Chair
For anyone wishing to nominate someone else, please contact @Genevieve Borello with the person's name and email, a follow-up email will be sent to them. Self-submissions must be received through the volunteer application on/before September 16. Members of each SIG will be emailed a ballot in late September with information about each applicant, including the statement of interest. Submission period will be open from September 1 - 16, voting will be open for two weeks starting in late September.