Advisory Council

The NECTFL Advisory Council is a governing body of NECTFL, composed of individuals representing themselves ($100 level) OR representing schools, districts, universities, associations or companies ($200 level) who pay a membership fee to participate in NECTFL activities and business by providing advice, leadership and support to the Board of Directors.

Membership benefits include:

  • Discounted conference registration and an invitation to the annual Advisory Council lunch meeting
    • Individual members receive $25 off registration fees.
    • Institutional members receive one complimentary conference registration.
  • The right to nominate and vote for candidates to the Board of Directors
  • The right to nominate candidates for NECTFL’s prestigious awards
  • The opportunity to help us provide leadership, advocacy, and professional development
  • The benefit of presenting up to ten (10) NECTFL Excellence in Language Study awards to your students.

Your commitment in joining us as Advisory Council members is the best way to help NECTFL realize its mission of providing leadership, advocacy, and professional development to all language educators.

Join the Advisory Council


NECTFL Advisory Council

Institutional Members

Individual Members

Glastonbury Public Schools, CT

Chestnut Hill College, PA

Wellesley Public Schools, MA


George Mason University, VA


MARACAS, Learning Kaleidoscope, NJ

Philly World Language Teacher Connect, PA


Wheelock College, Boston University

Greenfield Community College, MA

Queens College, SUNY, NY

Jericho Public Schools, NY

Idioma Education & Consulting, Inc

Winchester High School, MA


Marianapolis Preparatory School, CT



Modern Language Association

Brookline High School, MA

NYSAFLT: New York State Association for Language Teachers

Maryland Foreign Language Association

Michael Cave, MA

Christopher Gwin, NJ

Kathleen Stein Smith, NJ

Gisela Hoecherl-Alden, MA

Cheryl Berman, NH

Victoria Gilbert, NY

Joanne O’Toole, NY

Helene Zimmer-Loew, IL

Michael Bogdan, PA

Eileen Glisan, PA

Michael Mitchell, NY

Tim Eagan, MA

Cheri Quinlan, DE

Eileen Frankel, CT

Abigail Cleary, NY

Francoise Piron, NY

José Díaz, NY

Bill Heller, NY

Alexis Thornton, NY

Tatiana Lera, ME

Shelly Nichols, NJ

Norah Jones, VA

Amina Shabani, NJ

Catherine E. Brooks, MA

Diane Mehegan, MA

Francisco Garcia-Quezada, NY

Sarah Dutton, PA

Roseanne Zeppieri, NJ

Catherine Ritz, MA

Charlene Bigelow, PA

James Wildman, CT

Cristina Santiago-Campbell, NY

Jaya Vijayasekar, CT

Marty Abbott, VA

Lucy Lee, NJ

Jennifer Eddy, NY

Robert Terry, VA

Joseph Parodi-Brown, CT

Rebecca Fox, VA

Kathleen Egan, MA

Rita Oleksak, MA

Karen Cox, NH

Rich Madel, PA

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