2023 Conference

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Jessica Haxhi has been the Supervisor of World Languages for New Haven Public Schools in Connecticut since 2013, overseeing 85 teachers and seven languages. She is currently ACTFL Past President and is a past President of AATJ. She served on the NECTFL Board from 2006-2010, the ACTFL-NCSSFL Can-Do Statements Committee, and the CT COLT Board. Previously, Jessica taught Japanese for 20 years and taught world language methods at local universities in CT. She has received the Milken Family Foundation National Teacher Award (2002), the U.S.-Japan Foundation Elgin Heinz Outstanding Japanese Teacher Award (2008), and the International Women’s Day New Haven Award for Outstanding Public Service (2019).

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We are now accepting hotel reservations for our upcoming event. Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations and receive updated information about the event. We look forward to seeing you!

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019, US


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NJ Business Registration Certificate
NYS CTLE Sponsor ID: 23206
NYCDOE Vendor ID# 131972962
Sole Vendor Letter (PDF)


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Future Conferences

  • March 2–4, 2023, NY Hilton Midtown
  • February 22–24, 2024, NY Hilton Midtown
  • February 27–March 1, 2025, NY Hilton Midtown
  • February 26–28, 2026, NY Hilton Midtown

Past Conferences

2022: Classroom Roots, Global Reach, Christopher Gwin, Conference Chair

2021: Finding Our Voice: World Languages for Social Justice, Michael Bogdan, Chairperson

2020: Languages for All: Envisioning Language Learning Opportunities for Every Learner, Nathan Lutz, Chairperson

2019: Authentic Language, Authentic Learning, Rosanne Zeppieri, Chairperson

2018: Unleashing the POWer of Proficiency, Bill Heller, Chairperson

2017: Strengthening World Language Education: Standards for Success, Carole Smart, Chairperson

2016: Developing Intercultural Competence through World Languages, Rebecca K. Fox, Ph.D., Chairperson

2014: Sustaining Communities with World Languages, Janel Lafond-Paquin, Chairperson

2013: Developing Leaders for Tomorrow’s Learners, Arlene F. White, Chairperson

2012: Global Identities, Jennifer L. Steeley, Chairperson