EHS's Global Leadership Program - One of Three Programs in the Nation to Receive National Award
The Global Leadership Program is one of three programs in the nation – and one of only two high school programs nationally - to be awarded the Global Engagement Initiative Award by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages at the organizations' recent awards ceremony.
The prestigious award recognizing a commitment to globally focused and community-based learning experiences, was presented in Washington, D.C. on November 22, 2019 at the ACTFL Awards ceremony.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the national association for language education professionals from all levels of instruction and representing all languages.
With more than 13,000 active members, ACTFL provides innovative professional development opportunities, acclaimed training and certification programs, and widely cited books, publications, scholarly journals, research studies and language education resources, including Foreign Language Annals and The Language Educator magazine.
As part of its mission and vision, the organization provides guidance to the profession and to the general public regarding issues, policies, and best practices related to the teaching and learning of languages and cultures.
ACTFL is a leading national voice among language educators and administrators and is guided by a responsibility to set standards and expectations that will result in high quality language programs.