Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Conference History

YEAR LOCATION CONFERENCE THEME BOARD CHAIR PROGRAM CHAIR ASSISTANT CHAIR LOCAL CHAIR/ LOCAL LIAISON REPORT TITLE EDITOR

1969

Milwaukee, WI

Where from Here?

Anthony Gradisnik

Frank Grittner

Anthony Gradisnik, Frank Grittner

1970

St. Louis, MO

The 70s: Focus on Change

Jermaine Arendt

Jermaine Arendt

Wallace Klein

1971

Detroit, MI

Creativity in the Foreign Language

Frank Grittner

Frank Grittner

Nadia Dostal

1972

Chicago, IL

Student Centered Foreign Language Programs

Pat Castle

Pat Castle

Edwin Cudecki

1973

St. Paul, MN

The Foreign Language Teacher: Present & Future Tense

Lorraine Strasheim

Lorraine Strasheim

Donald Ryberg

Student Motivation and the FL Teacher

Frank Grittner

1974

Milwaukee, WI

Foreign Language Education: A Kaleidoscopic Perspective

Jacqueline Elliott

Jacqueline Elliot

Gertrud Meyer, Anthony Gradisnik

Carrers, Communication and Culture

Frank Grittner

1975

St. Louis, MO

New Challenges, New Opportunities: Foreign Language in a Multi-Ethnic Society

Jermaine Arendt

Jermaine Arendt

Robert Cloos

The Cultural Revolution in FL Teaching

Robert Lafayette

1976

Detroit, MI

Spirit of 76: Freedom to Communicate

Robert Lafayette

Constance Knop

Gertrud Meyer

Nadia Dostal

Teaching for Communication

Renate Schulz

1977

Columbus, OH

Many Learners-Many Styles

Robert Lafayette

Madeline Cooke

Barbara Snyder

Dianne Schobel

Personalizing Foreign Language Instruction

Renate Schulz

1978

Chicago, IL

Futurism & Foreign Languages: Reaching Toward Tomorrow in Today’s Classroom

Robert Lafayette

Carol Ann Pesola

Jermaine Arendt

Sonia de Lama

Teaching for Tomorrow

Reid Baker

1979

Minneapolis, MN

Foreign Language Instruction in the 1980s: Alternatives, Basics, Competencies

Reid Baker

Dianne Schobel

Marty Knorre

Keith Anderson

Teaching the Basics

David Benseler

1980

Milwaukee, WI

New Frontiers in Foreign Language Teaching

Reid Baker

Ortrun Gilbert

Phillip Campana

Eileen Johannsen, Gertrud Meyer

New Frontiers

Maurice Conner

1981

Omaha, NE

Our Global Perspectives: Skills for a Shrinking World

Reid Baker

Patricia Westphal

Rosemarie Van Dyck

Norman Choat, Elvira Garcia

A Global Approach to FL Education

Maurice Conner

1982

Louisville, KY

Fl & ESL: From Monologue to Dialogue

Suzanne Jabe

Howard Altman, Robert Lafayette

Nathan Wolf

ESL & and FL teacher

Allan Garfinkel

1983

St. Louis, MO

Language Learning: Gateway for Growth

Suzanne Jebe

Nile Vernon

Jan Hanish

Susan Walker

Fl Classroom: New Techniques

Allan Garfinkel

1984

Chicago, IL

Communication, Technology, Culture-Tomorrow’s Needs Today

Suzanne Jebe

Karl F. Otto, Jr.

John Shillinger

David Oliver

Strategies for FL Teaching

Patricia Westphal

1985

Kansas City, MO

Focus on Quality: Creative Foreign Language Education

Phillip J. Campana

Jody Thrush

Patrick Raven

Max Klamm

Meeting the Call for Excellence

Patricia Westphal

1986

Milwaukee, WI

Second Language Acquisition: Educating for the 21st Century

Phillip J. Campana

Dave McAlpine

Gale Crouse

Lynn Bolton

Second Lang. Acquisition: Preparing for Tomorrow

Barbara Snyder

1987

Columbus, OH

Foreign Languages: Proficiency, Policy, & Professionalism

Phillip J. Campana

Valorie Babb

Judith Baughin

Diane Ging

Proficiency, Policy and Professionalism

Diane Birckbichler

1988

Denver, CO

Foreign Languages: Focus on the Future

Maurice Connor

Elizabeth Hoffman

Lynn Sandstedt

Toni Theisen

Shaping the Future of FL Education

John Lalande

1989

Nashville, TN

TENN-ESSEntials of Foreign Language

Maurice Connor

William Hatfield

Walter Bartz

Joyce Ward

Defining the Essentials for the FL Classroom

Dave McAlpine

1990

Minneapolis, MN

Twin Issues: Defining the Future & Making it Happen

Valorie S. Babb

Diane Ging

Diane Kessler

Leslie Caye

Realizing the Potential of FL Instruction

Gerard Ervin

1991

Indianapolis, IN

Our National Priorities: Vehicles for Positive Change

Valorie S. Babb

Toni Theisen

Ron Walker

Mary Carr

Focus on the FL Learner

Lorraine Strasheim

1992

Dearborn, MI

Unity Through Diversity

Gale Crouse

Emily Spinelli

Donald Spinelli

Anne Nerenz

Creative Approaches in FL Teaching

William Hatfield

1993

Des Moines, IA

A Celebration of Growth: Dreams Become Reality

Gale Crouse

Susan Walker

Richard Kalfus

Pat Westphal

Visions & Realities in FL Teaching

William Hatfield

1994

Kansas City, MO

Challenges for a New Era

Diane Ging

Mary Carr

Walter Bartz

Dena Bachman

Meeting New Challenges in the FL Classroom

Gale Crouse

1995

Denver, CO (Joint Conf. SWCOLT PNCFL)

Exploring New Frontiers

Diane Ging

Mary Carr, JoAnne Wilson

Kathleen Cook, Michele Shockey, Ann Tollefson

Martie Semmer

Broadening the Frontiers of FL Education

Gale Crouse

1996

Louisville, KY

Equity

David McAlpine

Paul Garcia

Janice A. Sigrist

Rosemary Weddington

Creating Opportunities for Excellence in Language

Emily Spinelli

1997

Columbus, OH

Buidling Community

David McAlpine

Sharon Rapp

Marian Brodman

Deborah “Deke” Hufstader

Building Community through Language Learning

Robert Di Donato

1998

Milwaukee, WI

Celebrating Diversity

Mary M. Carr

Karen Hardy Cardenas

Marsha Klein

Pam Seccombe

Celebrating Diversity in the Language Classroom

Aleidine Moeller

1999

Little Rock, AR

Standards for a New Century

Mary M. Carr

Laura Terrill

Ron Mueller

Janette Edwards

Standards for a New Century

Anne Nerenz

2000

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Charting our Future Course

Richard Kalfus

Charles Hancock

Pamm Greene

2001

Indianapolis, IN

Teamwork wins the Race

Richard Kalfus

Tom Alsop

Rosalie Vermette

Cheryl Rich

Teamwork and Foreign Languages

Larbi Oukada, Allan Garfinkel

2002

Kansas City, MO

Sustaining Change

Patrick Raven

Dena Bachman

Kassie Harshman

Donna Siegrist

Sustaining Change: New Directions as Standard Practice

Gale Crouse, Sara Doering, Carter Smith

2003

Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities, Twin Challenges: Traditional Values and Contemporary Perspectives

Dena Bachman

Phyllis E. VanBuren

Richard Raschio

John Janc

Traditional Values and Contemporary Perspectives in Language Teaching

Karen Hardy Cárdenas, Marsha Klein

2004

Dearborn, MI

Making Connections

Dena Bachman

Anne Nerenz

Geneviève Peden

Marge Mandl

Making Connections: From the Classroom to the World Beyond

Robert Di Donato, Nancy Humbach

2005

Columbus, OH

2005 The Year of Languages

Donna Clementi

Philippa (Piper) Brown Yin

Barbara Andrews

The Year of Languages: Challenges, Changes, and Choices

Peggy Boyles, Paul Sandrock

2006

Chicago, IL

Language & Communities: Integrating Perspectives

Donna Clementi

Vickie Scow

Aleidine Moeller

Earl Thompson

Responding to a New Vision for Teacher Development

Dave McAlpine

2007

Kansas City, MO

Learning Language in a Digital World

Anne Nerenz

Cindy Kendall

Barbara Andrews

Channing Horner

Learning Languages in a Digital World

Aleidine Moeller

2008

Dearborn, MI

Turning Today's Students Into Tomorrow's Stars

Anne Nerenz

Barbara Andrews

Lori Winne

Margrit Zinggeler

Turning Today's Students Into Tomorrow's Stars

Aleidine Moeller

2009

Chicago, IL

Diverse by Design

Steve Brock

Lori Winne

Mary Goodwin

Leann Wilcoxen

Diverse by Design

Carolyn Gascoigne

2010

Minneapolis, MN

2020 Vision for 2010

Steve Brock

Mary Goodwin

Phyllis Farrar

Jan Kittok

2020 Vision for 2010

Carolyne Gascoigne, Melanie Bloom

2011

Indianapolis, IN

All Aboard the 21st Century Express!

Barbara Andrews

Phyllis Farrar

Jill Woerner

Angelika Becker

All Aboard the 21st Century Express!

Tatiana Sildus

2012

Milwaukee, WI

Touch The World

Barbara Andrews

Jill Woerner

Leann Wilcoxen

Bette Brandenburg

Touch The World

Tatiana Sildus

2013

Columbus, OH

MuliTasks, MultiSkills, MultiConnections

Lori Winne

Leann Wilcoxen

Julie Jezuit

Sarah Shackelford

MuliTasks, MultiSkills, MultiConnections

Stephanie Dhonau

2014

St. Louis, MO

Unlock the Gateway to Communication

Lori Winne

Julie Jezuit

Kerisa Baedke

Janice DeNure

Unlock the Gateway to Communication

Stephanie Dhonau

2015

Minneapolis, MN

Learn Languages, Explore Cultures, Transform Lives

Vickie Scow

Kerisa Baedke

Sarah Shackelford

Anita Ratwik

Learn Languages, Explore Cultures, Transform Lives

Aleidine Moeller

2016

Columbus, OH

Fostering Connections, Empowering Communities, Celebrating the World

Mary Goodwin

Sarah Shackelford

Martha Pero Halemba

Martha Castaneda

Fostering Connections, Empowering Communities, Celebrating the World

Aleidine Moeller

2017

Chicago, IL

Performance + Proficiency = Possibilities

Mary Goodwin

Martha Pero Halemba

Terri & David Marlow

Susan C. Johnson

Performance + Proficiency = Possibilities

Julie Foss

2018

Milwaukee, WI

The Power of Language / The Power of People / Celebrating 50 Years

 

Mary Goodwin

Terri & David Marlow & Sarah Shackelford

Linda Havas & Cathy Stresing

Josh LaGreve

The Power of Language / The Power of People / Celebrating 50 Years

Julie Foss

2019Columbus, OH

Breaking Barriers
Building Bridges
Promoting Performance

Martha HalembaLinda Havas and Cathy StresingTodd Bowen
Milton Alan Turner

Breaking Barriers
Building Bridges
Promoting Performance

Brigid Burke

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