2024 Philadelphia Convention

ACTFL 2024 LogoThe 2024 AATG and ACTFL Convention is a great opportunity for professional development -- bringing together language educators across all teaching levels, offering educational sessions, networking opportunities, and exhibitors featuring their latest products and services for you and your students.

The convention program is designed to provide attendees with a broad array of sessions and events to further their knowledge and skills to become better, well-informed teachers, professors, and administrators.

Funding is available for AATG members!

Apply for the ACTFL Stipends Awards Program or the Sustainable Network Building Travel Grant. 

Sustainable Network Building '24 AATG/ACTFL Convention Travel Grant 

AATG members are eligible to apply for an AATG/ACTFL Convention travel grant of $1900 thanks to generous funding through the German Government. 

Convention support is valued at $1900 per participant. This includes a transportation stipend, hotel, registration, programming costs in Philadelphia and a per-diem for incidental expenses. Applicants can expect to pay $300 total for all costs, including a $100 deposit if accepted. This grant is meant to support members who might lack robust institutional support. Members who are eligible to apply: 
  • senior undergraduates in a teacher training program for German
  • student teachers
  • graduate students
  • teachers of German with less than 7 years of full-time teaching experience 
  • Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Color who teach German
  • teachers of German at Minority Serving Institutions (25% of students are federally recognized as minorities)
  • teachers at institutions that serve low-income students such as Title I institution

Contact Katrina Bauerlein at katrinab@aatg.org with questions about this grant. 

Convention Registration 

AATG members receive discounted registration!  When you register, start by selecting Convention Partner Organization Members. Renew your AATG membership through November 2024 to ensure you get the best discount. If you have questions about your membership, please email Member Services at michaela@aatg.org

The early bird gets the best rate! 

Convention Housing

The Philadelphia Marathon will overlap with the ACTFL Convention, so make sure to book your room early! Register for Housing here!