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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

Selection Criteria: ICTFL is committed to offering conference sessions that are current and are presented in a professional manner.  ICTFL endeavors to provide professional development that produces credit toward the renewal of teaching licenses.  The committee is seeking a balanced program on the teaching of classical and modern languages, including heritage languages, as well as professional concerns of language educators.

Procedure:  The committee will weigh the merits of all proposals and determine which are most appropriate to the program’s theme. By March 31, all proposals will be acknowledged.

Successful Proposals:  Up to 2 co-presenters will each receive a one-year complimentary ICTFL membership beginning July 1 of the conference year.  As with ACTFL and Central States, it is the policy of this conference to require presenters to pay the registration fee and their own travel expenses.  If a presenter is not registered by the regular registration deadline, the presentation may not be included in the final program.

Preferred Submission Method:  Online at .  However, this form will also be accepted at ICTFL, P.O. Box 64, Oglesby, IL  61348. Questions can be directed to .

Submission Deadline:  March 1, 2017.



8 WORD LIMIT. If session is to be presented in a language other than English, title should be written in that language.
70 WORD LIMIT. Session description is to be written in the language of the presentation.
Examples to be shared primarily applicable to which language(s)?
Please check all that apply. Who will benefit most directly from your presentation?
Indicate any special needs, i.e., tables for crafts, hard-wired internet service for extensive media. All presentation rooms will be provided with wireless internet, an LCD projector and a projector screen. All other AV needs, including connecting cables, are the responsibility of the presenter(s).