Welcome to 2018 ALTA Conference Center

The 22nd Annual Conference of the African Language Teacher Association is scheduled for April 20-22, 2018,  (with pre-conference workshops scheduled for April 19, 2018) at the HYATT REGENCY DULLES, 2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Herndon, VA 20171, USA. The ALTA Conference Committee solicits proposals for individual papers, colloquia, and poster sessions to be presented at this conference.

The African Language Teachers Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce its AFL Mission:

"AFL Education in the US: From Pre-K to Global Professional"

The conference aims to pursue a new pathway for advocating innovative approaches in research and practices, maximizing professional exchanges and collaboration among AFL educators, and leveraging resources and strengths in the less commonly taught languages community. We cordially invite researchers, practitioners, program developers, and administrators in the AFL community organizations to submit proposals and attend the conference. 

Registration Rates


Early Bird Reg. till Jan 15, 2018 Normal Reg. Jan 16- Mar. 31, 2018 Late Reg. April 1 - 19, 2018 Onsite Registration April 20 - 23, 2018
Student/Senior Member 145.00 165.00 205.00 270.00
Member 205.00 270.00 305.00 345.00
Student/Senior Non Member 235.00 255.00 290.00 320.00
Non Member 305.00 345.00 380.00 410.00