ACTFL Professional Awards Due

The ACTFL Professional Awards Program recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of language education. Award nominations are open until Monday, May 27, 2019.

Leo Benardo Award for Innovation in K-12 Language Education
Significant contributions reflect innovative instructional practice and programs by individuals who teach or supervise in urban, suburban or rural districts that teach a majority of underserved students

Anthony Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Education
Language educator who has demonstrated excellence in the preparation and continuing education of teachers for the profession.

Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education (K-12)
Language educator who has demonstrated instructional leadership and service in the K-12 community.

There are also awards for postsecondary and elementary educators, the teaching of culture and the use of technology. Visit the ACTFL website for more information