Upcoming Events

CALL FOR PAPERS: ACTFL 2019 ANNUAL CONVENTION AND WORLD LANGUAGES EXPO

ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo

 Date: November 22-24, 2019
 Location: Walter E. Washignton Convention Center, Washington, DC
 (Pre-Convention Workshops – November 21, 2019)
 Website
 Submission Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

The annual convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will be Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. The ACTFL Convention features over 800 educational sessions covering a wide spectrum of the language profession. The ACTFL Convention is a national event bringing together over 7,000 attendees from all languages, levels and assignments within the profession.

The goal of the ACTFL Annual Convention is to provide a comprehensive professional development experience for language educators of all languages and levels. Compelling proposals address the needs of today’s learners and educators by focusing on innovative programs, emerging trends and research-informed practices. Please read all instructions very carefully before you submit your proposal online.

When you log in, it is very important that you carefully read all the information in the Submission Guidelines and Presenter Responsibilities and view the tutorial video before proceeding to complete your online submission. You can only submit using the online form.  Please note that you can submit only one proposal as a lead presenter and be listed on only one as a co-presenter. In addition, each proposal can only have one lead presenter and one co-presenter.

We encourage all language educators to submit a proposal for consideration. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, January 11, 2019.  Late submissions will not be considered.


THE CONSORTIUM ON USEFUL ASSESSMENT IN LANGUAGE AND HUMANITIES EDUCATION (CUALHE) 2019

CUALHE logo  Date: TBA
  Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
 

The Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language and Humanities Education (CUALHE) is an inter-institutional collaborative effort that aims to share and to enhance useful assessment practices developed by college language and humanities programs and to develop a cadre of scholars who can serve as assessment experts/facilitators. The Consortium fosters a culture of reflective teaching in higher education and supports research into student learning, making useful assessment a regular part of the academic modus operandi.

The goals of the annual meeting and conference are: (a) to provide a forum for those working on outcomes assessment (and related endeavors) to present and exchange ideas, and (b) to enable strategic planning of the Consortium organization and activities.


EAST COAST ORGANIZATION OF LANGUAGE TESTERS (ECOLT) CONFERENCE 2019

Blue and green letter e next to text reading ECOLT: East Coast Organization of Language Testers  Date: TBA
  Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  Website

The East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT) represents an East Coast group of professionals, scholars, and students who are involved in language testing projects and research. One of the organization's goals is to support connections between academia, K-12 education, government, and for-profit and not-for-profit testing organizations. In addition to providing a forum for continued learning and networking, ECOLT strongly supports the work of graduate students. The eighteenth annual conference will be held in Fall 2019, and will be hosted by the AELRC at Georgetown University.