The annual Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages includes approximately 300 workshops and sessions presented by world language teachers at all levels of instruction. It is governed by a Board of Directors which is elected by the membership of the CSCTFL Advisory Council as outlined in its by-laws.

The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages serves the fourteen states of: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

You can be part of this process through regular attendance at the annual conference.

In addition, one can join the Advisory Council, and receive free conference registration along with other privileges and opportunities for professional involvement and development.

Conference Highlights

  • Explore ways to help students succeed in a global society
  • Learn about colleagues' languages
  • Discuss, debate, and learn about methodologies, cultures, and communities
  • Share solutions to problems
  • Investigate modes of assessment
  • Explore uses of technology
  • Learn techniques to motivate and stretch language proficiency
  • Generate excitement about language learning
  • Energize language educator