In order to make our on-site conference as safe as possible for attendees, staff, presenters and volunteers, we are requiring that all attendees show proof of vaccination. You may upload an image of your vaccination card or a screenshot of your state’s pass on our registration form.
We are monitoring the Covid situation and local CDC guidance closely and will follow CDC masking recommendations at the time of the conference.
Kim Haas is Executive Producer, Host and Creator of Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a travel show celebrating the African influence in Latin America. She has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. Kim has been active in Afro-Latino issues for more than a decade and is founder of losafrolatinos.com, a blog celebrating Afro-Latino culture. She has extensive experience in media and communications. Kim served as Director of Marketing for WWSI TV Telemundo in Philadelphia. She also served as an on- camera pledge host (English, Spanish and Italian) for WYBE TV in Philadelphia. She has appeared in numerous videos and commercials for companies such as Kohl’s, Time Warner Cable and Walgreens. She speaks fluent Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Spanish. Kim is owner of Haas Media LLC, a multilingual community outreach, translation services, and communications firm located in the Greater New York City area.
The Northeast Conference will once again be held at the New York Hilton Midtown. Visitors to New York City will find themselves within walking-distance from Times Square, MoMA, Fifth Avenue, and many of the Midtown attractions that make New York irresistible! Please note that the hotel registration cut-off date is January 13, 2022. In order to receive the NECTFL conference rate at the hotel, you must use the hotel registration link below. The base rate is $242 plus taxes and fees. Rooms will be ready for check-in after 3:00 p.m. and checkout is at 12:00 p.m. If you are arriving before check-in or staying after checkout, luggage may be stored with the hotel.
NECTFL is pleased to offer several different scholarships:
This year we will once again use Sched as our conference app. An invitation to login will be emailed to attendees approximately two weeks prior to the start of the conference.
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