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Martel ACTFL
Dr. Martel, new chair of the Teacher Development Special Interest Group of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) with outgoing chair, Dr. Lou Tolosa-Casadont, University of Georgia, at the recent ACTFL 2019 Convention in New Orleans, LA.

Middlebury Institute faculty member Dr. Jason Martel has been elected Chair of the Teacher Development Special Interest Group for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

Professor Martel is currently finishing a two-year term as Secretary of the Teacher Development (TD) Special Interest Group (SIG). "As Chair of the TD SIG, I will work with the leadership team to cultivate the community of practice of foreign language teacher educators in ACTFL," Martel says. He adds that the group's work includes designing professional development opportunities for foreign language teacher educators such as webinars, facilitating communication among members and managing the proposal review process for the ACTFL Annual Convention. Martel has also served as secretary of the ACTFL Research Special Interest Group. "My work in ACTFL SIG leadership roles these past four years has helped me grow as a language teacher educator and create meaningful connections with teachers and scholars at institutions across the country."

For More Information

Jason Warburg
jwarburg@middlebury.edu
831-647-3516

Eva Gudbergsdottir
evag@middlebury.edu
831-647-6606