Call for Proposals – NECTFL 2020

Languages for All: Envisioning Language Learning Opportunities for Every Learner

February 13–15, NYC Hilton Midtown

Submission Deadline: May 3, 2019

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2019 Conference Information

Authentic Language, Authentic Learning

February 7–9 at the NY Hilton Midtown, New York City

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Keynote Speaker

2019 Session Proposal


HiltonThe New York Hilton Midtown is now accepting reservations for our event. The 2019 conference rate is $225 per night (single or double) plus taxes & fees. Cut-off Date: January 6, 2019

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New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave., New York, NY 10019

Keynote Speaker, Laura TerrillLaura Terrill is a national consultant who holds a BA in French from the University of Missouri — St. Louis and a MA in Secondary Administration from Northeast Missouri State University. She taught French at all levels for 21 years before becoming the Coordinator of Foreign Language and English as a Second Language and then, Director of Curriculum. She has taught methods courses in St. Louis and in Indianapolis and continues to present at the local, state, regional and national levels. She recently worked as a Content Specialist for the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) working with the STARTALK program. She has served on the Board of Directors for Central States and ACTFL. She is the recipient of the Founders Award for Central States, has been named as the NADSFL District Supervisor of the Year and has received the ACTFL Florence Steiner Award for Leadership. She recently co-authored the Second Edition of the ACTFL publication, Keys to Planning for Learning: Effective Curriculum, Unit and Lesson Design.

The deadline to submit proposals has passed (May 4). If you are an exhibitor submitting a vendor session, please visit our exhibitor information page.

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2019 Conference Scholarship Information:
DEADLINE: Rolling, until all scholarships are awarded. Contact us for more details.
Thanks to very generous grants from Vista Higher Learning and from the NYS Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBE-RN) at NYU, NECTFL is pleased to announce 25 scholarships for new teachers (1-5 years experience) and 25 partial scholarships for experienced “mentor” teachers (7+ years of experience) to attend the 2019 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages February 7–9, 2019 in New York City. Click here for complete details and to apply.

Scholarship for a professional development course in Germany
Are you a German teacher and AATG member? Apply for a Goethe-Institut scholarship for a professional development course in Germany in 2019! Click here to apply. Deadline: Friday, November 30.

Documents and ID Numbers:

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

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Past Conferences

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

Special Issue of the NECTFL Review based on the 2016 conference theme: