ACTFL Presentation

Presentation Title

State-Level Leadership and Advocacy: Language Roadmap Initiatives

Date / Location

2018 Annual Convention of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Saturday, November 17 ∙ 4:30pm-5:15pm ∙  Room 237
(Registration and full convention details available here).


Dianna Murphy  
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Yea-Fen Chen  
Indiana University
Pam Delfosse  
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Dr. Michael Nugent  
Defense Language and National Security Education Office


Effective advocacy for languages engages stakeholders across sectors – business, non-profits, government, education, and local communities. In this session, leaders of state-level Language Roadmap initiatives will share strategies for fostering collaboration and leveraging new partnerships to improve K-16 world language education in their states.