Committees

Conference Committees

Conference Chair

Coordinates and plans all aspects of the IFLTA Fall Conference

Chunmei Guan

Chinese Teacher
Logansport High School

conferencechair@iflta.org

Exhibits

Coordinates conference exhibitors and exhibit space

Candis Carey

German Teacher

Crown Point High School

ccarey@cps.k12.in.us

Raffles

Coordinates the luncheon and exhibitor raffle

Ricky Baron
Consulate General of Canada in Chicago

jrmbaron630@gmail.com

Creative Projects Contest

Coordinates student project contest at the IFLTA Fall Conference

Kathy Darnell
French Teacher
Cathedral High School

kdarnell@gocathedral.com

Creative Poster Contest

Coordinates the student poster contest at the IFLTA Fall Conference

Paul Coats
Lecturer
Indiana University
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

pjcoats@indiana.edu

Teacher of the Year

Solicits nominations from constituent organizations, communicates with nominees, and handles portfolios and evaluation process

Other Committees

Advocacy

Works with local, state, and national organizations to promote world language teaching and learning

Megan Worcester
Spanish Teacher
Union County College Corner

secretary@iflta.org

Awards

Solicits and evaluates nominations for IFLTA, Central States, and ACTFL awards

Israel Herrera
Senior Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator
Indiana University
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

herrerai@indiana.edu

Grants & Scholarships

Solicits, evaluates, and presents applications for IFLTA grants and scholarships to the Executive Board

Sibel Crum
School of Global and International Studies Lecturer, Central Eurasian Studies
Indiana University

sariogul@indiana.edu

Newsletter

Solicits, edits, and disperses a biannual e-newsletter

Dr. Luo

Graduate Program
Purdue University

kpresto@purdue.edu

Social Media Manager

Works with the Executive Board to promote IFLTA on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Abby Diaz

Park Tudor School

Pre-Service Educators and Mentoring

Fosters connections between new and experienced educators and coordinates the new teacher workshop for the IFLTA Fall Conference

Leslie Philips


Outreach and Membership

Engages with current membership for feedback and works to promote and expand membership

Nicci Carney
Spanish Teacher
Eastwood Middle School

ncarney310@gmail.com

Research and Publications

Solicits research and publication to be endorsed by IFLTA

Julia Baumgardt

jbaumgardt@marian.edu

Professional Development

Plans and coordinates all aspects of IFLTA Spring Conference and webinars

Israel Herrera
Senior Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator
Indiana University
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

herrerai@indiana.edu

Dual-Language Immersion and Heritage Language

Promotes and supports DLI programs and communicates with the IDOE

Vesna Dimitrieska
Coordinator, Global Education Initiatives
Indiana University

vdimitri@indiana.edu

Elections

Conducts and certifies IFLTA Executive Board elections

Ye Sun

Chinese Teacher
Jefferson High School

treasurer@iflta.org

Less Commonly Taught Languages

Encourages and promotes the visibility and active participation and conference presentations of Less Commonly Taught Language teachers at IFLTA conferences. ​

Sibel Crum
School of Global and International Studies Lecturer, Central Eurasian Studies
Indiana University

sariogul@indiana.edu

Website Manager

Maintains and updates the IFLTA website

Megan Beckman
Latin Teacher
Homestead High School

webmanager@iflta.org

Website Manager

Maintains and updates the IFLTA website

Megan Beckman
Latin Teacher
Homestead High School

webmanager@iflta.org

Prof. Li, Candis, Julia, Leslie and Dr. Luo, would you please provide your headshots, school names, school addresses and role titles like Newsletter Committee Chair, Election Committee Chair, Raffles Chair, etc. with Megan