The CDLC is a membership organization. As such,
it is composed of three kinds of members, each of whom has
representatives on the Board. These three kinds of members
include (1) professional foreign-language organizations, (2)
institutions with Level 3-4 teaching or research programs,
and (3) individual members.
Professional foreign-language organizations and agencies are invited to appoint
representatives to the Board. Current institutional members are listed below.
Additional organizations may join by invitation of the Board; requests for consideration
should be made to the Chairman of the Board.
American Council on Teaching Foreign
American Councils for International Education
Center for Applied Linguistics
Foreign Service Institute
Interagency Language Roundtable
National Foreign Language Center
with Level 3-4 Teaching or Research Programs
Institutions that develop Level 3-4
teaching or research programs are automatically invited
to join the CDLC. The CDLC was formed to help such institutions.
A formal request should be made to the Chairman of the Board
in order to set the mechanisms for becoming a coalition member
into action. Current institutional programs can be found on
the Affiliates page. Affiliates have representation on the
Individual learners who are trying to reach Level 4, or those
who have reached, along with teachers of high-level proficiency,
may join as individual members. Annual dues for individual
non-student individual members are $100/year.
Membership includes (1) 25% reduction on all CDLC
publications, (2) a quarterly e-newsletter that is distributed
by email to all members, (3) 25% reduction on conference registration
fees, and (4) 50% reduction on subscription to the Journal
for Distinguished Language Studies. To join, individuals should
fill out the membership
application and follow instructions listed thereon.