American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
"The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the only national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 foreign language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry." (from www.actfl.org)
Pacific Northwest Council for Languages
"The Pacific Northwest Council for Languages unites, serves, and supports all world language educators in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming."
"PNCFL advocates for the value of world languages as a core curriculum and supports language policies that reflect this ideal. In order to foster professional growth among language educators, PNCFL connects them at regional and national levels. PNCFL inspires world language educators to improve instruction for all students through professional development and leadership opportunities."
National Network for Early Language Learning
The National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL) is an educational community providing leadership in support of successful early language learning and teaching.
Wyoming's 2009-10 NNELL Action Plan