Welcome to Central States!

We look forward to seeing you at our 2025 conference with FLAM and KSWLA in Kansas City, Missouri, March 13-15, 2025.

Check out the Conference tab above for more information. Online registration will open on August 1 for presenters. 

Central States' Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan.

We envision a global community where people are willing and able to connect with others. Our mission is to empower all educators through meaningful opportunities that advance the teaching, learning, and understanding of languages and cultures. Check out the full FY24-FY26 Strategic Plan here.

Central States Supports the BEST Act.

Central States along with 96 other national, regional, state and local education organizations and institutions support the Biliteracy Educational Seal and Teaching (BEST) Act in the final, conferenced version of the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Read the full letter of support here.