Earn Graduate Credit

Earn Graduate-level Credit from Southern Utah University offered through World Language PD for participating in the 2023 CSCTFL conference!

CSCTFL is pleased to partner with Southern Utah University, in conjunction with World Language PD, to offer registered 2023

CSCTFL conference attendees a 1-credit graduate course option and a 3-credit graduate course option.


Course Name: Empathy, Equity, Empowerment in the World Language Classroom

Course Description: This course is designed to help conference participants gain new professional knowledge and apply

that knowledge to their own unique instructional settings and circumstances.

Course requirements: The course expectations are outlined below in the next section.

Learning Experiences, Credits, Cost, Application, and Reflection

One Credit Option:

  • Tuition: $75

  • Learn: Attend a minimum of 15 hours of professional development at the 2023 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Participants will track their attendance using the CSCTFL Session Attendance Form.

  • Summarize: List 3 – 5 key points for each credit-bearing event that you attended and, for each event, explain why each key point supports standards- and proficiency-based teaching of world languages and cultures


Three Credit Option:

  • Tuition: $220

  • Learn: Attend a minimum of 15 hours of professional development at the 2023 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Participants will track their attendance using the CSCTFL Session Attendance Form.

  • Apply: Prepare five (5) classroom activities that incorporate what you learned OR review five (5) classroom activities or lessons of teachers you supervise or work with

  • Reflect: In 4-5 double-spaced pages, explain how and where what you learned was incorporated into the lessons you designed and why those ideas supported standards- and proficiency-based learning opportunities for your students.

The Partnership

  • The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) is a regional, non-profit association which has offered exceptional professional development opportunities to teachers in our 14-state region and beyond for 54 years. Founded in 1967, CSCTFL. is known as The Friendly Conference and has promoted the teaching and learning of world languages across the Pre-K — post-graduate spectrum by offering an annual multi-day convention, a range of webinars, and an annual scholarly volume.

  • SUU is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). SUU offers associates, bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees in a range of content areas.

  • World Language PD is an online provider of professional development, graduate credit, a graduate certificate, and a master's degree for World Language teachers that allows CSCTFL conference attendees to receive graduate level credit without being accepted to an official degree program. For more information about WLPD, visit www.WorldLanguagePD.com

Tuition, Enrollment, and Payment Procedures

Step 1: Select the “Register Now” button under the Conference tab above and click the “Register Now” button there. Only registered conference attendees may enroll in these graduate courses.


Step 2: Registration is now open and will remain open until March 18, 2023 (one week following the conclusion of the 2023 CSCTFL conference). To register:

  • Go to World Language PD: www.WorldLanguagePD.com/CSCTFL,

  • Complete the enrollment form for either the 1-credit or the 3-credit course, and

  • Complete your payment.


Once you have completed these steps, you will receive an e-mail confirmation from World Language PD. This email message will include:

  • access information to the online course shell where you will upload your course work and

  • information about how to create an account and order your SUU transcript.

Questions?