Call for Presentations 2017: Explore the Core, the World Language Core

“Explore the Core, the World Language Core:  Motivate, Measure, Maximize”

 Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages     Fall Conference 2017

October 20 - 21 • Tinley Park Convention Center

ICTFL invites you to tour Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil in 2018

Cemanahuac & Universidad Internacional-ICTFL Scholarship for Study in Mexico

 

Cemanahuac & Universidad Internacional-ICTFL Scholarship for Study in Mexico

These scholarships are given to a teacher in any Spanish program who is a current member of ICTFL.

The Cemanahuac Educational Community scholarship covers two weeks of study located in Cuernavaca, Mexico, during the summer of 2017, including family housing with all meals, registration, tuition, and one field study trip. Travel to and from Cuernavaca will be paid by the scholarship recipient.

Members: 

Welcome to the ICTFL Professional Community of Language Educators!

Welcome to the wonderful world of ICTFL professional news and activities! The Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages welcomes you. It is the ICTFL goal to provide you with a user-friendly, interactive, up-to-date website to help you in your foreign language classroom. Please explore the site and contact us with your comments and suggestions.

Congratulations to Kathleen Priceman, the President-elect for NNELL

Congratulations to Kathleen Priceman, the President-elect for NNELL, the National Network for Early Language Learning, for 2019-2020.  Kathleen is a 4th grade Spanish Immersion teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Oak Park, and serves as the FLES Chair for ICTFL. She was ICTFL President  2011-2012, and was the Illinois Foreign Language Teacher of the Year in 2014.

 

Congratulations to Susan A. Hildebrandt, Illinois State University

        

Congratulations to Susan A. Hildebrandt, Illinois State University Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Spanish, who was recently elected to a four-year term as an  At-Large member of the ACTFL Board of Directors.  Susan has also co-authored the newly published book, Understanding the World Language edTPA, with 2016 ACTFL President Pete Swanson.

Central States Conference 2017 is coming to Chicago

The Central States Conference is coming to Illinois, March 9-11, 2017, at the The Palmer House. Early registration for "Performance + Proficiency = Possibilities" ends January 16, 2017.  Click here to REGISTER or to learn more details.

Help us map the future of ICTFL Professional Development!

To better serve our members, we are asking you for your opinions and suggestions.  Please fill out this survey and submit it by Nov. 8, 2016.  Anyone who chooses to include his/her contact information at the end of this survey will be eligible to win a year's complimentary membership to ICTFL in a random drawing.  Ten such memberships will be awarded.  Winners will be announced in an eBlast.

2017 Fall Conference Presentations - Online access

Thank you to all of the presenters at the 2016 ICTFL Fall Conference.   Several of our presenters are offering their presentations online at www.pinterest.com/IllinoisCouncil.    If you're a 2016 presenter and would like to further share your presentation and/or materials, email these to socialmedia.ictfl@gmail.com .

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