Language Testing International Announces New CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Helen Hamlyn retires; Tiziana Aime appointed new CEO Tarrytown, NY. January 31, 2022.   Language Testing International® (LTI), the exclusive licensee of ACTFL, announced today that Tiziana Aime was appointed the new CEO, effective February 1, 2022. An experienced business leader, Aime succeeds Helen Hamlyn, who retired on January 31, 2022. “Tiziana […]

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ACTFL’s Martha G. Abbott Appointed to National Security Education Board

ALEXANDRIA, VA — ACTFL Executive Director Martha G. Abbott has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Security Education Board. “It is truly an honor to be appointed by the President to serve in this capacity on the National Security Education Board advising on the important work of building our nation’s linguistic and […]

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ACTFL Establishes Center for Assessment, Research & Development

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) announces the establishment of the ACTFL Center for Assessment, Research and Development. The ACTFL Board of Directors approved the proposal for the Center during its May 13-15 annual meeting. The mission of the Center is to support PK-12 schools and institutions of […]

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The OPIc Arrives in China

The Oral Proficiency Interview computer system (OPIc), developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), was recently introduced in Shanghai to assist those seeking employment with international companies to demonstrate their proficiency. Currently, the OPIc covers 13 languages and five of them, English, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish, are now available in China. “The system was introduced […]

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