Promote the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy with #2bilit2quit T-Shirts

Celebrate students who earn the Seal of Biliteracy or promote your newly launched program with ICTFL's Seal of Biliteracy t-shirt! The back of the shirt features a large "seal" of biliteracy balancing a globe on its nose.

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


“Explore the Core, the World Language Core:  Motivate, Measure, Maximize”   --  REGISTER NOW!

ICTFL Fall Conference 2017      October 20 - 21 • Tinley Park Convention Center



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.

• AATF Chicago/Northern Illinois Chapter Member receives French Presidential Award

Félicitations, Margot!

Jobs! Jobs! JOBS!

ICTFL has several new job postings for a variety of positions.  To view posted teaching opportunities, click JOBS.  To submit a job posting, please email information and contact details to ICTFL Executive Director, Leann Wilcoxen at

PDs for Central States Conference 2017

Illinois teachers that attended Central States in Chicago will receive an email within the next couple of weeks regarding how to obtain PDs for the conference.  You will need your IEIN, plus the number, name and length of each session you attended.

Professional Development Opportunity: Oral Proficiency Interview

  Strengthen your Core with ACTFL Training for the 



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

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.



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