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American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages is a trade / professional association based in Alexandria, VA that was founded in 1974. As of 2018 they had $12 million in revenue and $21 million in assets.

Actfl was organized to promote and improve the teaching of all foreign languages, literatures and cultures in American education, provide educational services to members, publish appropriate journals and other publications, conduct appropriate meeting...

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Program areas at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Contracts: actfl provides services to us federal government agencies such as training professional foreign language educators, workshops, and test item reviews. Actfl is responsible for the design, development, and administration of language testing. The largest contract is with defense language institute (dli).

Outreach: actfl groups all of its community support activities under an "outreach department." Currently, the following activities are grouped under this department:- actfl provides support towards various regional language associations to organize and hold annual conferences for language educators. Support was also provided to regional associations to select their representative towards the teacher of the year award.- scholarships for first attendee program: actfl annually supports approximately 90 first-time attendees to its annual convention.- annual national teacher of the year (toy) program: this program was implemented to empower and recognize language educators across the nation for their work in the classroom.- annual campaign activities for the lead with language campaign- support of advocacy activities at the local and national level

Annual convention: actfl provides a comprehensive program of professional development opportunities which includes educational sessions, workshops, special interest group meetings and exhibits that present innovative ideas and pertinent information related to current language teaching practices.

Form 990s for American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Sep 17, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jul 5, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 30, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,062,782
Program services$10,049,295
Investment income and dividends$316,626
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$1,364,798
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$143,690
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$16,520
Total revenues$12,953,711

Vendors for American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-26
███Association management software; CRM software2020-06-26
█████████ ████████ ███ ████████ ██Tax accounting2019-05-13
███████Marketing software2018-10-27
██████ ███████ █████████ ███Support Standard Setting Projects$157,2792018-06-01
███████Show Management Annual Convention; Audio Visual Service at Convention$407,3852018-06-01
███ ████████ █████Retainer Fee for Lobby Activities$130,3452018-06-01
████████ ███████ █████████████Language Testing Scheduling and Delive$2,282,2222018-06-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Zerihun Haile-SelassieChief Financial and Operations Officer$137,966July 17, 2019
Howie BermanExecutive Director-Aug. 20, 2020
█████████ ████████Director of Finance-Aug. 20, 2020
███ ██████Director of Assessment , Research , and Development-Aug. 20, 2020
████ ██████Director of Contracts and Certifications$124,410Aug. 20, 2020
████ ████████Director of Education$131,625Aug. 20, 2020
█████ ██████████Director of Conventions , Marketing and Events$122,202Aug. 20, 2020
███████ █████Human Resources and Office Manager-Aug. 20, 2020
████ ██████Finance Manager-Aug. 20, 2020
██████ ████████Marketing and Communications Manager-Aug. 20, 2020
...and 18 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine501(c)(3)$7.2 millionAlexandria, VA
2Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionAlexandria, VA
3Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Association (TESOL)501(c)(3)$5.2 millionAlexandria, VA
4American Anthropological Association (AAA)501(c)(3)$6.7 millionArlington, VA
5American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)501(c)(3)$9.7 millionArlington, VA
6ASCA Foundation (ASF)501(c)(3)$3.6 millionAlexandria, VA
7Association of Government Accountants501(c)(3)$6.4 millionAlexandria, VA
8National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)501(c)(3)$34 millionArlington, VA
9Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)501(c)(3)$10 millionReston, VA
10American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)501(c)(3)$8.6 millionAlexandria, VA
11American Telemedicine Association (ATA)501(c)(3)$5.0 millionArlington, VA
12American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)501(c)(3)$5.4 millionMclean, VA
13American Society of Military Comptrollers501(c)(3)$4.5 millionAlexandria, VA
14Association of School Business Officials International501(c)(3)$12 millionAshburn, VA
15American Statistical Association501(c)(3)$11 millionAlexandria, VA
16Association for Professionals In Infection Control and Epidemiology - Central501(c)(3)$13 millionArlington, VA
17American Association of School Administrators (AASA)501(c)(3)$12 millionAlexandria, VA
18American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNS)501(c)(3)$10 millionAlexandria, VA
19American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)501(c)(3)$10 millionAlexandria, VA
20American School Counselor Association (ASCA)501(c)(3)$6.9 millionAlexandria, VA
21American Society For Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics501(c)(3)$3.7 millionAlexandria, VA
22American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionArlington, VA
23International Association for Dental Research501(c)(3)$6.1 millionAlexandria, VA
24American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)501(c)(3)$4.1 millionFairfax, VA
25American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases501(c)(3)$15 millionAlexandria, VA