Welcome to CCFLT!
Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers, Inc., is organized for the purpose of the advancement of the study and teaching of foreign languages in the schools, colleges and universities of the State of Colorado.
- a constituent of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
- an affiliate of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Languages (CSC)
- an affiliate of the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching (SWCOLT)
- a member of the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL)
- a member of the National Network for the Early Learning of Languages (NNELL)
Currently, CCFLT sponsors two annual conferences: the Fall Conference in October and the three-day Spring Conference in February. The locations of the conferences vary to best accommodate our members. The Spring Conference attracts up to five hundred participants each year for its keynote speaker, its six to eight workshops and dozens of smaller sessions, its book exhibits, awards luncheon, and more. Speakers at these conferences include nationally respected language scholars and textbook authors. View information about our upcoming CCFLT conferences.
Become a Member
Do you want to become a member of the CCFLT or renew your membership? Do you have a colleague who would like to become a CCFLT member? You can now easily manage your CCFLT membership online.
CCFLT publishes a quarterly CCFLT Newsletter. The CCFLT Newsletter offers details on the Fall and Spring Conference programs, along with feature articles and news on grant and scholarship opportunities. Members look to its TechCorner, Teacher TipBits and more for additional resources.
Grants, Awards & Scholarships
Each fall and spring, CCFLT awards a number of grants and scholarships to the exceptional foreign language teachers of the state of Colorado. Fall awards and scholarships include the New Teacher Scholarship to attend the fall conference and the Teacher Innovation Grant, a monetary grant for innovative classroom project proposals. Spring awards and scholarships include the Genevieve Overman Memorial Service Award, the Excellence in Teaching Award, the Program Leadership Award, the Kris Wells’ Creativity Award, the New Educator’s Award and the Friend of Foreign Languages Award.
We also offer a series of contests to highlight the efforts of your foreign language students! The Student Essay Contest and the Student Video Contest are opportunities for your classes to share their language skills and perspectives with the larger community. Visit the Grants and Awards page for more information.