Illinois Seal of Biliteracy makes the front page!

The new ILLINOIS SEAL OF BILITERACY and ICTFL President Linda Egnatz make the front page of the Chicago Tribune! 

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.

Fund for the Future Conference Scholarships

If you are a pre-service, first-year or second-year language teacher, apply for an ICTFL Fund for the Future Scholarship to attend the ICTFL 2014 Fall Conference.  To learn more, download the PDF application form below.


Join ICTFL's Cuba Educational Exchange - Summer 2015

JOIN ICTFL for our most unusual summer Teacher Tour thus far - CUBA!

Just an FYI!  This tour has been so popular, we have only four slots remaining. 


Carrie Toth, Illinois, named 2014 CSCTFL Teacher of the Year!


FY 2014 Arts and Foreign Language Planning Assistance Grant Available

The Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Illinois State Board of Education are pleased to announce that funding is available for public school districts in fiscal year 2014 with the Arts and Foreign Language Planning Assistance Grant. 

Congratulations! ICTFL President named the ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year.

In Memoriam, Paul T. Griffith, Illinois Education Leader


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