Resouces: Organizations


National Organizations


African Language Teachers Association - (ALTA)
American Association for Applied Linguistics - (AAAL)
American Association of Teachers of Arabic - (AATA)
American Association of Teachers of French - (AATF)
American Association of Teachers of German - (AATG)
American Association of Teachers of Italian - (AATI)
American Association of Teachers of Japanese - (AATJ)
American Association of Teachers of Korean - (AATK)
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages - (AATSEEL)
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese - (AATSP)
American Association of Teachers of Persian - (AATP)
American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages - (AATT)
American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators - (AAUSC)
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages - (ACTFL)
American Council of Teachers of Russian - (ACTR)
Association of Departments of Foreign Languages - (ADFL)
American Sign Language Teachers Association - (ASLTA)
The Association for Asian Studies - (AAS)
Chinese Language Teachers Association - (CLTA)
Fulbright Program - sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of State
International Association of Teachers of Czech
Joint National Committee for Languages & the National Council for Languages and International Studies - (JNCL-NCLIS)
National Foreign Language Resource Centers - (LRCs)
Modern Language Association - (MLA)
North American Association for Celtic Language Teachers - (NAACLT)
National Council of Japanese Language Teachers - (NCJLT)
National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)
National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages - (NCCSSFL)
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages - (TESOL)



Regional Organizations


Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages - (CSCTFL)
Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages - (NECTFL)
Pacific Northwest Council for Languages - (PNCFL)
Southern Conference on Language Teaching - (SCOLT)
Southwest Conference on Language Teaching - (SWCOLT)



State Organizations


Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers (AAFLT)
*Alabama State Department of Education - Languages Other Than English
Alaskans For Language Acquisition (AFLA)
*Alaska Department of Education & Early Development - Foreign Language Resources
Arizona Language Association (AZLA)
*Arizona Department of Education - Foreign and Native Languages
Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA)
*Arkansas Department of Education - Foreign Languages
California Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
*California Department of Education - World Language
Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT)
*Colorado Department of Education - World Languages
Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (CCLT)
*Connecticut State Department of Education - World Languages
Delaware Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (DECTFL)
*Delaware Department of Education - World Languages and International Education
Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA)
*Florida Department of Education - Foreign Language

Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG)
*Georgia Department of Education - World Languages and Global/Workforce Initiatives
Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers (HALT)
*Hawaii State Department of Education - Language Immersion
Idaho Association of Teachers of Language and Culture (IATLC)
*Idaho State Department of Education - Idaho Content Standards World Languages
Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL)
*Illinois State Board of Education - Foreign Languages
Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association (IFLTA)
*Indiana Department of Education-World Languages & International Education
Iowa World Language Association (IWLA)
*Iowa Department of Education - Foreign Language
Kansas World Language Association
*Kansas State Department of Education - World Languages
Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA)
*Kentucky Department of Education - World Languages
Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers' Association (LFLTA)
*Louisiana Department of Education - World Languages and Immersion

Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME)
*Maine Department of Education - World Languages

Maryland Foreign Language Association
*Maryland State Department of Education - World Languages
Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MAFLA)
*Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education - Foreign Languages
Michigan World Language Association (MIWLA)
*Michigan Department of Education - World Languages
Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Culture
*Minnesota Department of Education - World Languages
Mississippi Foreign Language Association
*Mississippi Department of Education - Foreign Language
Missouri Foreign Language Association (FLAM)
*Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education - World Languages
Montana Association of Language Teachers (MALT)
*Montana Office of Public Education
Nebraska International Languages Association (NILA)
*Nebraska Department of Education - World Language Education
Professional Language Association of Nevada (PLAN)
*Nevada Department of Education - World Language
New Hampshire Association of World Language Teachers
*New Hampshire Department of Education - World Language
Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ)
* New Jersey Department of Education - World Languages
New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education (NMABE)
*New Mexico Public Department of Education - Bilingual Multicultural Education Bureau

New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers
*New York State Education Department office of Bilingual Education & World Languages
North Carolina Association of Foreign Language Teachers
*North Carolina Department of Public Instruction - World Languages
Foreign Language Association of North Dakota (FLAND)
*North Dakota Department of Public Instruction - Foreign Language
Ohio Foreign Language Association (OFLA)
*Ohio Department of Education - World Languages
Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association (OFLTA)
*Oklahoma State Department of Education - World Languages

Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching (COFLT)
*Oregon Department of Education - World Languages
Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA)
* Pennsylvania Department of Education - World Languages
Rhode Island Foreign Language Association (RIFLA)
South Carolina Foreign Language Teachers Association (SCFLTA)
*South Carolina State Department of Education - World Languages
South Dakota World Languages Association (SDWLA)
*South Dakota Department of Education - World Language
Tennessee Foreign Language Teachers Association (TFLTA)
*Tennessee Department of Education - World Language
Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA)
*Texas Education Agency - Languages Other Than English

Utah Foreign Language Association (UFLA)
*Utah State Office of Education - World Languages
Vermont Foreign Language Association (VFLA)
*Vermont Agency of Education - Non-native Languages
Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA)
*Virginia Department of Education - Foreign Language
Washington Association of Language Teaching (WALT)
*Washington State Board of Education - World Languages
Greater Washington (DC) Association of Foreign Language Teachers
*District of Columbia Public Schools - Language Acquisition & World Languages
West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association (WVFLTA)
*West Virginia Department of Education - Foreign Language
Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers (WAFLT)
*Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - World Languages Education
Wyoming Foreign Language Teachers' Association (WFLTA)
*Wyoming Department of Education - Foreign Language