LCTL Organizations

This page contains a list of organizations, with contact information, for both specific languages and LCTL teaching in general. You can scroll through the entire list, or use a browser search to go directly to the language or language group you are interested in.

General Language Organizations

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
445 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 1104 White Plains, NY 10601

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
4646 40th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
(202) 362-0700
fax (202) 362-3740

National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP)
NASILP Secretariat
Mrs. Jenny Faile
Dept. of Modern & Classical Languages & Literature
5991 USA Drive North, HUMB 322
Mobile, AL 36688-0002

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)

NCOLCTL Secretariat
Eigenmann Hall, Room 708
1900 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47406
Ph. (812) 856-4185
Fax. (812) 856-4189

National Foreign Language Center at the U of Maryland
P.O. Box 93 
5245 Greenbelt Rd., Severn Building 810 
College Park, MD 20742 
Tel: (301) 405-9828
Fax: (301) 405-9829

UCLA Language Materials Project
UCLA Language Materials Project
1337 Rolfe Hall, Box 951487
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90095-1487
Tel (310) 267-4720
Fax (310) 267-4722

Specific Language or Language Group Organizations

African Language Teachers Association (ALTA)

Indiana University 
1900 E 10th Street,
708 Eigenmann Hall
Bloomington, IN 47406
Tel: 812-856-4185
Fax: 812-856-4189


American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA)
3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, Alabama 35216 USA
Phone 205-822-6800
Fax 205-823-2760

American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)

Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
825 Victors Way, Suite 310
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 USA
(734) 665-2490
Fax: (734) 665-3801

The Assyrian Academic Society
8324 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 579-8705
fax: (847) 676-7117

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies
University of Washington
Box 353420
Seattle WA 98195-3420

Cantonese Language Association (CLA)
Professor Dana Bourgerie
Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages
4052 JKHB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
Office: (801) 226-5169
fax: (801) 378-4649

North American Catalan Society (NACS)

North American Association

Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
University of Vermont
479 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05405, U.S.A.
Tel: 802-656-5764
Fax: 802-656-8472

Chinese Language Association for Secondary/Elementary Schools(CLASS)

International Association of Teachers of Czech
University of Sheffield


Esperanto League of North America
1500 Park Ave STE 134
Emeryville, CA 94608

Modern Greek Language Teacher Association (MGLTA)

Stanford University

Stanford, California 94305-2006

Office: : 650/ 725-1555
Fax: 650/ 725-9377


American Hungarian Educators' Association
Enikö Molnár Basa, Executive Director
707 Snider Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian
Ellen Rafferty
Department of South Asian Studies
1242 Van Hise Hall
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Madison, WI 53706

American Conference For Irish Studies
Michael Patrick Gillespie, Secretary
Department of English
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI 53233

American Association of Teachers of Italian
Antonio C. Vitti, president
Indiana University
Department of French and Italian
Ballantine Hall 642
1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-6601

Association of Teachers of Japanese
Professor Laurel Rodd
Department of East Asian Languages and Literature
Campus Box 279
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-027
Office: 303/492-1138

Association for the Study of Jewish Languages
David L. Gold, President
67-07 215th Street
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364-2523

National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH)
1346 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Ave Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706-1558

American Association of Teachers of Korean
Hye-Sook Wang
Associate Professor
East Asian Studies, Box 1850
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
office: (401) 863-3869

fax: (401) 863-2659 (F)

Latvian Association of Language Teachers (LALT)
Diana Rumpite, President
email: e-mail:

Norwegian Researchers and Teachers Association of North America (NORTANA)

Claudia Berguson
Admin 222 E
Pacific Lutheran University
(253) 535-7512

Polish Teachers Association in America
6005 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634

Romanian Studies Association of America
Marcel Cornis-Pope
Department of English
Virginia Commonwealth University
P.O. Box 2526-821
Richmond, VA 23284-2526
Office: 804/828-1331

American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR)
Dr. Dan Davidson
1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Office: 202/833-7522
fax: 202/833-7523

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
Harvard University
8 Story Street, 3rd Floor
Box 14
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-0677
Fax: (617) 495-0680

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
Kathleen E. Dillon, Executive Director,
P.O.Box 7039
Berkeley, CA 94707,
Office Ph/Fax/Messages: 510/526-6614;

South Asian Language Teachers Association (SALTA)
Gabriela Nik Ilieva, President

Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL)
Bac Hoai Tran, President
University of California, Berkeley

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Inc. (AATSP)
Carol E. Fox, Executive Director
423 Exton Commons
Exton, PA 19341-2451
office: (610)363-7005
fax: (610) 363-7116


American Association of Teachers of Persian
Anousha Sedighi, President
Associate Professor of Persian
Dept. of World Languages & Literatures
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751, WLL-NH 491
Portland, OR 97207

American Portuguese Studies Association (APSA)

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT)
Uli Schamiloglu, President
c/o Department of Near Eastern Studies
110 Jones Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1088
Office: 609/258-1435
fax: 609/258-1242

Ukrainian Language Education Centre
Marusia K. Petryshyn, Director
352 Athabasca Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2E8
Office: 403/492-2904
fax: 403/492-4967

Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA)
c/o Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Jackson School of International Studies
P.O. Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195
office: 206/543-1666 [c/o Dr. Kim O. Nguyen, Treasurer]
fax: 206/543-3285

American Association of Professors of Yiddish
Joseph C. Landis
NSF 350
Queens College
City University of New York
Flushing, NY 11367

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