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LCTL Organizations

This page contains a list of organizations, with contact information, for both specific languages and LCTL teaching in general. You can scroll through the entire list, or use the index below to go directly to the language or language group you are interested in.

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LCTL Project
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

140 University International Center
331 17th Ave Southeast
Mineapolis, MN 55414

Phone: (612) 624-9016
Fax: (612) 624-7514
Email: lctl@umn.edu


General Language Organizations

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Marty Abbott, Executive Director
6 Executive Plaza, Upper Level
Yonkers, NY 10701
914-963-8830
fax:914-963-1275
http://www.actfl.org

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
4646 40th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016-1859
(202) 362-0700
fax (202) 362-3740
info@cal.org
http://www.cal.org/

Less Commonly Taught Languages Project (LCTL)
Louis Janus, Coordinator
The University of Minnesota
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
140 University International Center
331 17th Ave S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612/624-9016
fax: 612/624-7514
lctl@umn.edu
http:/www.carla.umn.edu/lctl/

National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP)
Alexander Dunkel, Executive Director
1717 E. Speedway Blvd. Suite 3312
P.O. Box 210151
Zip Code: 85721-0151
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 857210-151
(520) 621-3387
nasilp@u.arizona.edu
http://www.nasilp.net

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)
Catherine Ingold, President

ncolctl@mailplus.wisc.edu
http://www.ncolctl.org

National Foreign Language Center at the U of Maryland
Patapsco Building
5201 Paint Branch Parkway, Suite 2132
College Park, MD 20742-6715
Tel: (301) 405-9828
Fax: (301) 405-9829
http://www.nflc.org

UCLA Language Materials Project
Thomas J. Hinnebusch, project director
UCLA Language Materials Project
1337 Rolfe Hall, Box 951487
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90095-1487
Tel (310) 267-4720
Fax (310) 267-4722
llmp@international.ucla.edu
http://www.lmp.ucla.edu


Specific Language or Language Group Organizations

African Language Teachers Association (ALTA)
Alwiya S. Omar, President
Indiana University

email: aomar@indiana.edu

http://lang.nalrc.wisc.edu/alta/

American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA)
Gerald Lampe, President
National Foreign Language Center
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
College of William and Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg , VA 23187-8795
Phone ( 757) 221-3145
Fax (757) 221-3637
e-mail: aata@byu.edu
http://www.wm.edu/aata/

American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA)
Leslie G. Greer, President
e-mail: info@aslta.org
http://www.aslta.org

Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
Carol M. Hansen, Administrative Associate
Association for Asian Studies, Inc.
1021 East Huron Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
(734) 665-2490
Fax: (734) 665-3801
email: assocdir@aasianst.org
http://www.aasianst.org

The Assyrian Academic Society
P.O. Box. 3541
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 579-8705
fax: (847) 676-7117
e-mail: staff@aas.net
http://aas.net

Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies
Thomas Salumets, University of British Columbia
salumets@interchange.ubc.ca

http://www.balticstudies-aabs.lanet.lv/

Cantonese Language Association (CLA)
Professor Dana Bourgerie
Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages
4052 JKHB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
Office: (801) 226-5169
fax: (801) 378-4649
e-mail: brgeried@byu.edu
http://asiane.byu.edu/cla/

North American Catalan Society (NACS)

Elisa Martí-López, Northwestern University, President
e-mail: e-marti-lopez@northwestern.edu

North American Association
John Morrissey, Secretary
e-mail: muirgheasa@hotmail.com
http://www.naaclt.org

Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
Prof. Hong Gang Jin, President

Center for Chinese Studies
Moore Hall #416
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA
Tel: (808) 956-2692
e-mail: hjin@hamilton.edu
http://clta.osu.edu/

Chinese Language Association for Secondary/Elementary Schools(CLASS)
Lucy Lee, President
Livingston High School
30 Robert Harp Drive
Livingston, NJ 07039
email:
http://intac.com/~quick/class.htm

Internationaol Association of Teachers of Czech
President Neil Bermel,
University of Sheffield

e-mail: N.Bermel@sheffield.ac.uk
http://www.language.brown.edu/NAATC/index.html

Esperanto League of North America
Mark C. Stevens, Director
5712 Hollis St.
Emeryville, CA 94608
415/653-0998

Modern Greek Language Teacher Association (MGLTA)
Eva Prionas

Stanford University

Stanford, California 94305-2006

Office: : 650/ 725-1555
Fax: 650/ 725-9377

eprionas@stanford.edu
http://www.mglta.org/Home

American Hungarian Educators' Association
Enikö Molnár Basa, Executive Director
707 Snider Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian
Ellen Rafferty
Department of South Asian Studies
1242 Van Hise Hall
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Madison, WI 53706
http://www.ohiou.edu/COTIM/

American Conference For Irish Studies
Michael Patrick Gillespie, Secretary
Department of English
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI 53233

American Association of Teachers of Italian
Antonio C. Vitti, president
Indiana University
Department of French and Italian
Ballantine Hall 642
1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-6601
http://www.aati-online.org/

Association of Teachers of Japanese
Professor Laurel Rodd
Department of East Asian Languages and Literature
Campus Box 279
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-027
Office: 303/492-1138
e-mail: rodd@spot.colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/ealld/atj/

Association for the Study of Jewish Languages
David L. Gold, President
67-07 215th Street
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364-2523

National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH)
1346 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Ave Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706-1558
e-mail: naph@mailplus.wisc.edu
http://polyglot.lss.wisc.edu/naph/

American Association of Teachers of Korean
Hye-Sook Wang
Associate Professor
East Asian Studies, Box 1850
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
office: (401) 863-3869

fax: (401) 863-2659 (F)
email: Hye-Sook_Wang@brown.edu
http://www.aatk.org/

Latvian Association of Language Teachers (LALT)
Diana Rumpite, President
email: e-mail: lvasa@latnet.lv
http://www.lvasa.lv

Norwegian Researchers and Teachers Association of North America (NORTANA)

Claudia Berguson
Admin 222 E
Pacific Lutheran University
(253) 535-7512
email:president@nortana.net
http://www.nortana.net


Polish Teachers Association in America
6005 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634

Romanian Studies Association of America
Marcel Cornis-Pope
Department of English
Virginia Commonwealth University
P.O. Box 2526-821
Richmond, VA 23284-2526
Office: 804/828-1331
http://www.uwo.ca/modlang/RSAA/

American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR)
Dr. Dan Davidson
1776 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Office: 202/833-7522
fax: 202/833-7523
http://www.americancouncils.org/

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
Harvard University
8 Story Street, 3rd Floor
Box 14
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-0677
Fax: (617) 495-0680
E-mail: aaass@fas.harvard.edu

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~aaass/

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)
Kathleen E. Dillon, Executive Director,
AATSEEL.
P.O.Box 7039
Berkeley, CA 94707,
Office Ph/Fax/Messages: 510/526-6614;
Email: AATSEEL@Earthlink.net
http://aatseel.org/

South Asian Language Teachers Association (SALTA)
Gabriela Nik Ilieva, President
e-mail: gni1@nyu.edu
http://saltassociation.com/

Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL)
Bac Hoai Tran, President
University of California, Berkeley
e-mail: president@cotseal.org
http://www.cotseal.org/

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Inc. (AATSP)
Carol E. Fox, Executive Director
423 Exton Commons
Exton, PA 19341-2451
office: (610)363-7005
fax: (610) 363-7116
e-mail: cfox@aatsp.org
http://www.aatsp.org/

 

American Association of Teachers of Persian
Soheila Amirsoleimani, President
Associate Professor of Persian
University of Utah
Languages & Literature
1400 LNCO 255 S. Central Drive South
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(801) 585-3011
e-mail: soheila1@gmail.com

American Portuguese Studies Association (APSA)
http://www.umassd.edu/apsa/

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT)
Uli Schamiloglu, President
c/o Department of Near Eastern Studies
110 Jones Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1088
Office: 609/258-1435
fax: 609/258-1242
e-mail:ehgilson@princeton.edu
http://www.princeton.edu/~turkish/aatt

Ukrainian Language Education Centre
Marusia K. Petryshyn, Director
352 Athabasca Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2E8
Office: 403/492-2904
fax: 403/492-4967

Group of Universities for the Advancement of Vietnamese Abroad (GUAVA)
c/o Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Jackson School of International Studies
P.O. Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195
office: 206/543-1666 [c/o Dr. Kim O. Nguyen, Treasurer]
fax: 206/543-3285
http://www.public.asu.edu/~ickpl/guava/
e-mail: guava@u.washington.edu

American Association of Professors of Yiddish
Joseph C. Landis
NSF 350
Queens College
City University of New York
Flushing, NY 11367
718/997-3622

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