• American Association of Teachers of Arabic


    "American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA) aims to facilitate communication and cooperation between teachers of Arabic and to promote study, criticism, research and instruction in the field of Arabic language pedagogy, Arabic linguistics and Arabic literature. The information available here is a sampling of the materials available to AATA members. For information on joining, please click here"

  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

    AATSP"The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese promotes the study and teaching of the Spanish and Portuguese languages and their corresponding Hispanic, Luso-Brazilian, and other related literatures and cultures at all levels of education."


    ACTFLThe American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry.

    - See more at: http://www.actfl.org/about-the-american-council-the-teaching-foreign-languages#sthash.F6LOHNdO.dpuf

  • Center for Applied Linguistics

    CAL"The Center for Applied Linguistics is a private, nonprofit organization promoting access,
    equity and mutual understanding for linguistically and culturally diverse people around the world."

    For more information, visit: http://www.cal.org/


  • Heritage Spanish community website

    COERLL Heritage Spanish

    Heritage Spanish is a space for Spanish instructors who want to collaborate, share, and communicate with others about heritage language teaching and learning. Here you can:

    • start a conversation with other instructors of Spanish as a heritage language
    • share SHL resources (syllabi, activities, lessons, event information, etc.) that you have created or found
    • browse SHL resources from other teachers
    • stay up-to-date on new resources and professional development events
  • Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

    2016 09 1Max Planck Psycholinguistics Institute

    The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics is an institute of the German Max Planck Society. Our mission is to undertake basic research into the psychological,social and biological foundations of language. The goal is to understand how our minds and brains process language, how language interacts with other aspects of mind, and how we can learn languages of quite different types."

    Source: http://www.mpi.nl/ 

  • Merlot II

    Merlot II

    MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching is a community of staff, volunteers, and members who work together in various ways to provide users of OER (Open Educational Resource) teaching and learning materials with a wealth of services and  functions that can enhance their instructional experience.

  • National Association for Bilingual Education

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    "Since 1975, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) has been a non-profit membership organization that works to ensure that language-minority students have equal opportunities to learn English and succeed academically.


    NABE’s priorities include:  Improving instructional practices for linguistically and culturally diverse children; providing bilingual educators with more high-quality professional development opportunities; securing adequate funding for the programs serving limited-English-proficient students; and keeping the rights of language-minority Americans clearly in focus as states and communities move forward with educational reforms."

    For more information,

  • National Council of State Supervisors for Languages


    "NCSSFL is an organization of education agency personnel from all states of the United States who have the responsibility of foreign/world language education at the state level.

    Click here for information about specific duties and responsibilities of a state supervisor for languages.

    The mission of NCSSFL is to provide leadership in facilitating and promoting policies and practices that support language education.

    The purpose of NCSSFL is to affect state and national policy and practice in language education by:

    • identifying and advocating
  • ScriptSource


    "ScriptSource is a dynamic, collaborative reference to the writing systems of the world, with detailed information on scripts, characters, languages - and the remaining needs for supporting them in the computing realm. It is sponsored, developed and maintained by SIL International."

    Source: http://scriptsource.org/


    tesol 50

    "For nearly 50 years,TESOL International Association has been bringing together educators, researchers, administrators, and students to advance the profession of teaching English to speakers of other languages. With more than 12,000 members representing 156 countries, and more than 100 worldwide affiliates, TESOL offers everyone involved in English language teaching and learning an opportunity to be part of a dynamic community, where professionals like you connect with and inspire each other to achieve the highest standards of excellence." For more information,  visit http://www.tesol.org/