Regional States Meetings - ACTFL Update

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ACTFL Update
Meeting with the States
NECTFL
March 27, 2014
Boston
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State Advocacy Teams
• Collaboration facilitated among State Organizations
• Quarterly conference calls
• Supported by The Sheridan Group
Hello
Assembly of Delegates 2013
Does your state or state organization …
Yes
No
have an official proclamation supporting languages?
15
18
collect enrollment data for world language courses?
19
14
meet with State Legislative or Congressional
representatives?
have a Teacher of the Year Program?
15
17
29
5
have a state supervisor for world languages?
18
16
have a program recognition process?
7
21
have a PK-16 vertical alignment initiative?
6
24
State Advocacy Teams
Monthly conference calls
Hello
Assembly of Delegates 2013
Does your state or state organization …
Yes
No
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19
13
16
6
22
have a state-sanctioned recognition for language
learning (Seal of Biliteracy, credit by exam or proof of
competency)?
have a Language Roadmap initiative?
10
15
4
21
have PK-16 agreements that establish policies for
secondary to postsecondary transition?
include language learning as one element in the
state's school ranking formula?
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11
3
19
State
Advocacy
Teams
have a bank of IPA-based thematic units (or model
curriculum)?
support National Board Certification (with stipends
orMonthly
licenseconference
renewal)?
calls
support language programs in the early grades?
Assembly of Delegates 2013
In which area does your state organization
plan to put its main advocacy energy in 2014?
Advocate for a state supervisor for world languages at the
state department of education
30%
Start a program recognition process
20%
Advocate for a state-sanctioned recognition for language learning
(Seal of Biliteracy; competency-based credit)
10%
Lobby for collection of enrollment data for language courses
10%
Faciliate a PK-16 vertical alignment initiative
5%
Secure the inclusion of language learning as one element in state's
school ranking formula
5%
Create a bank of IPA-based thematic units (or model curriculum)
5%
Arrange meeting with State Legislative or Congressional Reps.
5%
Seal of Biliteracy
Update on State Implementation
California: Passed in 2011, implemented in 2012; not tied to a
specific proficiency level (evidence includes years of study of a
language)
New York: Passed in 2012; criterion is “high level of proficiency
in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more
languages, in addition to English;” 2014-15 is one-year pilot
implementation program; 2015-16 will be full implementation
with participating districts
Illinois: Passed in 2013; developing administrative rules
New Mexico: Passed by legislature in 2014; signed by Governor
March 8; next is to identify administrative rules
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Position Statements
Creating Position Statements
• The ACTFL Board of Directors identifies need and
outlines the topic
• Draft presented for review and comment through the
ACTFL Assembly of Delegates (November Convention)
• Revised draft submitted to member organizations for
final review and comment
• Final version approved by ACTFL Board of Directors
• Disseminated through all member organizations
• Available at ACTFL website:
http://www.actfl.org/news/position-statements
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Position Statement - Draft
Reaching Global Competence
The ability to communicate with respect and cultural
understanding in more than one language is an
essential element of global competency.
• Global Competence vital for global economy,
diplomacy/defense, global problem-solving, diverse
communities
• Global Competence described: readiness to
communicate, interact, withhold judgment, be alert
to differences and miscommunication, act with
respect, and increase knowledge of other cultures
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Position Statement - Draft
Teacher Effectiveness & Student Growth
Demonstrate for stakeholders the value of successful
language learning and teaching;
• Need multiple measures of student growth based on
evidence over time
• Employ performance assessments aligned to NCSSFLACTFL Can-Do Statements (all three modes of
communication, linked to proficiency levels)
• Feedback/data on learning targets should inform
teachers and students (next steps for instruction and
reflection for goal-setting)
2013 ACTFL/CAEP Standards developed between 2009 and 2013
with input from the profession at all levels, aligned with the:
 Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the Twenty-First
Century (2006) [the Five Cs], refreshed as World-Readiness
Standards for Learning Languages (2013);
 Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC)
Standards
 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for
accomplished teachers (NBPTS)
 International Standard for Technology Education (ISTE)
State Teacher Certification
States Using Demonstration of Language Proficiency
for Some Aspect of Teacher Credentialing
 Alaska
Maine *
 Texas
 Arizona
Maryland *
 Utah
 Arkansas
New Jersey
 Vermont
 Connecticut
New York *
 Virginia *
 Delaware *
 Georgia *
North Carolina *  Washington
Ohio *
 Wisconsin
Oklahoma
 Wyoming
 Hawaii
Pennsylvania *
 Florida
Standards renamed
Standard
From (2002)
To (2013)
1
Language, Linguistics,
Comparisons
Language Proficiency: Interpersonal,
Interpretive, and Presentational
2
Cultures Literatures, CrossDisciplinary Concepts
Cultures, Linguistics, Literatures, and
Concepts from Other Disciplines
3
Language acquisition theories and
creating supportive environment
Language Acquisition Theories and
Knowledge of Students and Their Needs
4
Integration of Standards into
Curriculum and Instruction
Integration of Standards in Planning,
Classroom Practice, and Use of
Instructional Resources
5
Assessment
Assessment of languages and cultures –
Impact on Student Learning
6
Professionalism
Professional Development, Advocacy and
Ethics
Collaboration
Regional Organizations
National Organizations
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CSCTFL
NECTFL
PNCFL
SCOLT
SWCOLT
ACTFL
MLA
NADSFL
NCSSFL
NNELL
TELL
 Nurture teacher leadership around a content focus
 Planning Group: Summer 2014
 Hold Summer Institute: Summer 2015
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Professional Development
Workshops Build on New Publications
iPad App
ACTFL Unit and
Lesson Planner
(Available on
iTunes)
Badges: Convention Networker
http://www.actflbadges.org/
#actfl13aod
ACTFL Board Committees
Representation from Board and non-Board members
1. Finance Committee
2. Convention Committee
3. Outreach and Communications Committee
4. Research and Assessment Committee
5. Professional Learning Committee
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ACTFL Action Committees
Representation from Board and non-Board members
1. Public Relations Campaign
2. Summer Institute
3. ACTFL Global Giving
4. ACTFL Innovate
5. ACTFL International Credentialing/Accreditation
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