Conferences

Central States Conference

March 3-5, 2022 – Virtual
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Celebrating 54 years of extraordinary professional development! The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages serves the fourteen states of: ArkansasIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyMichiganMinnesotaMissouriNebraskaNorth DakotaOhioSouth Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Mitten CI Conference

July 11-15, 2022 – Hybrid (Saline, MI)

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Comprehensible Input is a different way of teaching a second (or third or fourth) language.  The focus is on comprehensible and interesting input, communicable language, pacing teaching to our student’s learning progress, and using to the way our brains naturally learn to increase language acquisition.  

Several summers ago, Michigan CI educators working together at IFLT and CiMidwest decided it was time to bring a Comprehensible Input conference to the Mitten state.  MittenCI became a reality because all of the excited teachers at IFLT and CiMidwest inspired us to continue to share this effective and fun method of teaching. There are many amazing educators in the Great Lakes area, and we hope to support you by bringing an exciting day of training close to home. Comprehensible Input in the Mitten, on the path to language acquisition.   

Zurück zur Natur mit AATG

April 23, 2022 – Okemos, MI

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AATG Michigan Spring workshop will take place at the Harris Nature Center in Okemos, Michigan from 9 AM to 4 PM. The workshop will include coffee and cake followed by a hike. Before lunch there will be two hour long presentations by Jade Huffman, Adam Orange, and Brian Smith. Following lunch there will be a third presentation. SCECHs will be available and prizes will be raffled for participants.

German Studies Association

September 15-18, 2022 – Houston, TX

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The annual German Studies Association conference brings together over 1,000 scholars in the areas of German history, literature, culture, politics and any other discipline with a focus on German-speaking Europe in any time period. Presentations range over the period between the Middle Ages and the present. Younger scholars, including graduate students, can present alongside established members of the association.

Michign World Language Conference

October 21-22, 2022 – Lansing, MI

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The theme of this 2022 MIWLA Conference is “Lifting Up All Voices”.

The Michigan World Language Association is an organization for all elementary, secondary, college, and university teachers, supervisors, students, and friends of world languages. The MIWLA endorses and seeks to achieve the following goals:

  • Promote and strengthen world language study at all levels.
  • Promote public awareness of the importance and value of world language study.
  • Assist in providing professional development for teachers of world languages at all levels.

ACTFL

November 18-20, 2022 – Boston, MA

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It’s time to reconnect at the world’s premier event for language educators! We can’t wait to see you in Boston. The keynote speaker this year will be Jose Andres. He is an internationally-recognized culinary innovator, author, educator, humanitarian, and chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup.

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