Events and Deadlines

Webinars, workshops, and more ways to enhance your professional development and career path


Here you'll find the latest information on professional development opportunities and deadlines. Bookmark this page and check back often for updates on existing events, new events, and opportunities to grow your career.

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Individual Workshops

ACTFL holds virtual assessment workshops multiple times per year that are open for individual registration. These workshops include the AAPPL Familiarization, OPI Familiarization, OPI Assessment, and Modified OPI Assessment.

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Webinar: Preparing for the AAPPL: Feedforward in Presentational Writing

Facilitator-in-Training: Dr. Najeh Abu-Orabi. Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time.

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Sign up for Not Your Typical Book Club

Please join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 pm ET for ACTFL’s Not Your Typical Book Club. In this session, we will discuss Daniel, B. (2003) The presence or absence of race in world language education literature.

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Digital Micro-Learning Series

The ACTFL Discover program is designed to support world language educators by offering accessible and flexible digital micro-learning courses, providing the tools they need to make a real impact in the classroom.

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BIPOC Educators Affinity Group

This series of conversations is designed for language educators who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color).

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Disabled Educators Affinity Group

This is an affinity space for language educators with one or multiple disabilities.

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New Teachers Affinity Group

Our group's multifaceted goals support new teachers (fewer than five years in the classroom).

AAPPL Rater Certification Notifications

If you are interested in becoming a certified AAPPL rater, please complete this short survey and ACTFL will contact you when the application opens.