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.

Join ICTFL for our 2016 Teacher Tour to ITALY!

Many of our teachers have been asking ICTFL, “Take us to ITALY!”   Next year will be the fifth year that ICTFL has offered a tour to our members.   As we’re excitedly preparing now for our 2015 trip to Cuba, we’re excited to announce our ICTFL Rome and Sorrento Tour for 2016. 



Call for Sessions: ICTFL Fall Conference 2015 - Deadline March 1st!

“Packing the Essentials: The Journey to Professional Success”

 ICTFL Fall Conference 2015

October 15 - 17 • Tinley Park Convention Center





WinterFest 2015 Registration Form

“WinterFest” has expanded to include “WinterFLES”!

REGISTER NOW! 2015 WinterFest or WinterFLES

“WinterFest” has expanded to include “WinterFLES”!  - Online registration is now closed.


The Seal of Biliteracy is "A Game Changer" - Ed Week

Congratulations to Kathleen Priceman, ICTFL 2014 Teacher of the Year

Kathleen A. Priceman, a fourth grade Spanish Immersion teacher at Abraham Lincoln School, Oak Park, IL is the Illinois Foreign Language Teacher of the Year.  She will compete this Spring in Minneapolis for the honor of 2015 Central States Foreign Language Teacher of the Year.



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! 

ICTFL's plans Cuba Educational Exchange - Summer 2015

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

FYI!  This tour has been so popular that it is full.  In past years, ICTFL has traveled to PERU and CHINA.  Watch for an announcement about our 2016 Teacher Tour destination. 



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