Events and Deadlines

Webinars, workshops, and more ways to enhance your professional development and career path


Here you'll find the latest information on professional development opportunities and deadlines. Bookmark this page and check back often for updates on existing events, new events, and opportunities to grow your career.

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Digital Micro-Learning Series

The IJͼ Discover program is designed to support world language educators by offering accessible and flexible digital micro-learning courses, providing the tools they need to make a real impact in the classroom.

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BIPOC Educators Affinity Group

This series of conversations is designed for language educators who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color).

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Disabled Educators Affinity Group

This is an affinity space for language educators with one or multiple disabilities.

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New Teachers Affinity Group

Our group's multifaceted goals support new teachers (fewer than five years in the classroom).

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February 5 – March 10 | Live Zoom Sessions on February 15, February 29, March 2, and March 3 | Chinese Cohort, Spanish Cohort, and English/Mixed Languages Cohorts


If you are interested in becoming a certified AAPPL rater, please complete this short survey and IJͼ will contact you when the application opens.

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Webinar: Unlocking Early Language Programs: The Power of Meaningful Connections

Facilitator-in-Training: Bárbara Barnett. Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern Time.

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Apply for an assignment as a Burmese Language Consultant

IJͼ seeks Burmese language consultants to participate in a work group tasked with creating scoring protocol for listening proficiency tests. Deadline: 11:59 PM ET, March 1, 2024.

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Webinar: Adapting and Embedding: Making the Rubric Work for You

Facilitator-in-Training: Beckie Bray Rankin. Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm Eastern Time.

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Webinar: Nurturing Curiosity in the FLES Classroom with AuthRes

Facilitator-in-Training: Mary Jo Adams. Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 7:00pm – 8:00pm Eastern Time

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Webinar: Preparing for the AAPPL: Feedforward in Presentational Writing

Facilitator-in-Training: Dr. Najeh Abu-Orabi. Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time.