Welcome to NADSFL!
On behalf of the Executive Board of NADSFL, let me welcome you to NADSFL.org. We are thrilled to continue to offer you the same great services that you have always experienced, now with an easier and more user friendly way to access those resources.
We look forward to seeing you at our future conferences and professional development events! Please don't hesitate to contact any member of our Executive Board with any questions or concerns you may have. Again, thank you for visiting NADSFL.org!
Our mission is to promote excellence in foreign language education for all learners through professional development of foreign language supervisors. The organization supports supervisors by facilitating member networking and communication, by promoting knowledge of current initiatives, trends and research, and by encouraging advocacy for foreign language learning at all levels.
- January 23, 2017 - The US
Department of Education (USED) has released its
Framework for Developing Global and Cultural
Competencies to Advance Equity, Excellence, and
Economic Competitiveness. This work
builds on existing research and provides a framework
for the development of global and cultural
competencies beginning in early childhood through
postsecondary education and bases it on a foundation
of discipline-specific knowledge. It is designed as
a guide to consider how these competencies are
developed over time and at various stages of
- September 14, 2016 -
Please participate in and share an online
survey concerning the newly created
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Intercultural
Communication. NADSFL members, Mara
Cobe, Ali Vinson,
Bonnie Flint and Donna Clementi
participated, along with others, in an ACTFL Task
Force to create this tool, whose purpose is to show
to what extent a learner's intercultural competence
can be demonstrated through a learned (non-native)
language. We hope this tool will also enhance
educators' understanding of how to implement the
revised Cultures standards and integrate language
and culture in instruction.
- March 2, 2016
- NADSFL is now using aMember to
manage communications with its members! We have
successfully migrated all of our important data from
our previous membership software and we look forward
to improved communication between the organization
and its members!
- Job Placement and NADSFL -
Members of NADSFL have full access to a new job placement service featuring administrative openings all across the country. Visit the Members Only area today to learn more!