GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — Earlier this month, The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) announced a strategic international partnership to expand and enhance foreign language collaboration at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. ACTFL and the Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (CUCSH) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation initiating a new educational alliance to support academic research, new language assessments, and professional development workshops for language instructors at the University.
Leading the delegation (and pictured on left) was ACTFL Director of Professional Programs, Elvira Swender, along with the CEO of Language Testing International (LTI), Helen Hamlyn. Representatives from the University included CUCSH Dean, Héctor Raúl Solis Gadea and Dora Meléndez Vizcarra, Chair of the Department of Languages.
Lisa March is a bilingual Marketing and Sales Executive. She works closely with LTI on strategic partnerships, business development and marketing. Her efforts help LTI scale the use and implementation of language assessments in schools, institutions, corporations and government agencies.