World Languages Professional Organizations

Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME) Resources and information for Maine's K-12 teachers of languages and English as a Second Language.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)  This council is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,500 language educators, students, and administrators.

Language Specific Professional Organizations

American Sign Language


Chinese: Chinese Language teachers Association, USA;  New England Chinese Language Teachers Association; Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools

French: American Association of Teachers of French; AATF-Maine has a facebook page

German: American Association of Teachers of German; AATG - Maine Chapter


Latin: American Classical League; National Junior Classical League; Maine Classics

Native American Languages The Indigenous Language Institute provides vital language related service to Native communities so that their individual identities, traditional wisdom, and values are passed on to future generations in their original languages.

Russian: American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages; American Council of Teachers of Russian