Presenters

50th Annual IFLTA Conference

ExpandINg Avenues to MultilINgual Proficiency

November 1 – 3, 2018


INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Dr. Stephen Krashen

Dr. Stephen Krashen is an internationally renowned linguist, educational researcher and political activist. He is professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, having moved from the linguistics department to the faculty of the School of Education in 1994. He is a prolific writer and researcher, with almost 500 publications in the fields of second-language acquisition, bilingual education, and reading. He has lectured at hundreds of universities and conferences.

Dr. Stephen Krashen is perhaps best known for his five-fold second language acquisition theory: Acquisition-Learning hypothesis, the Monitor hypothesis, the Natural Order hypothesis, the Input hypothesis, and the Affective Filter hypothesis. He is also the cofounder of the Natural Apporach and the creator of sheltered subject matter teaching. In recent years he has been an outspoken proponent of bilingual education and voluntary free reading.

Stephen Krashen is one of the most significant contributors to the advancement of language learning. Countless teachers around the world have based their classroom teaching methods on his theories.

His most recent papers can be found at http://www.sdkrashen.com.


NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRESENTERS

Ken Stewart, 2006 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year

 

 

Lisa Lilley, 2010 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year and ACTFL President-Elect

 

 

Linda Egnatz, 2014 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year

 

 


FEATURED PRESENTERS

Jill Woerner, 2012 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year​ Finalist

 

 

Laura Roche, 2017 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year Finalist

 

 

Melissa Dalton, 2018 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year Finalist

 

 

Brenna Byrd, 2018 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year Finalist

 

 

Lee Bishop, 2018 CSC Teacher of the Year Finalist

 

 


OUR IFLTA TEACHERS OF THE YEAR PRESENTERS

 

IFLTA Teacher of the Year Representatives in Central States

Keiko Kuriyama, IUPUI

 

 

 

Louisa LaGrotto, North Central High School

 

 

 

Rachel Parroquin, University of Notre Dame

 

 

 

IFLTA Teacher of the Year

 

Concha Marin, Park Tudor School

 

 

 

Christopher Luke, Ball State University

 

 

 

Angelika Becker, Carmel High School

 

 

Guohe Zheng, Ball State University

 

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