Acknowledgements

Asia Society and the College Board wish to thank the collaborating institutions and conference program advisory committee for their contribution to and support of NCLC14.

Collaborating organizations:

100,000 Strong Foundation
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
AP Chinese and Culture Development Committee
California World Language Project
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
Chinese Early Language and Immersion Network (CELIN @ Asia Society)
Chinese Flagship Programs
Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS)
Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban)
National Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL)
National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland (NFLC) / STARTALK Project
National Network on Early Language Learning (NNELL)
University of California, Los Angeles
U.S. Department of Education

And our Program Advisory Committee:

Samuel Eisen, Director, The Language Flagship, National Security Education Program
Dick Flanary, Director, Advocacy and Strategic Alliances, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
Margaret Heisel, Director, Center for Capacity-Building in Study Abroad, National Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
Catherine Ingold, Director, STARTALK, National Foreign Language Center
Yu-Lan Lin, Executive Director, Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS)
Carola McGiffert, President, 100,000 Strong Foundation
Mike Nugent, Director, The Language Flagship, National Security Education Program
Rita Oleksak, President, National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL)
Susan Pertel Jain, Executive Director, Confucius Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
Lisa Podbilski, Co-chair, AP Chinese Development Committee
Paul Sandrock, Director of Education, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Duarte Silva, Executive Director, California World Language Project
Hongyin Tao, President, Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA)
Shuhan Wang, Director, Chinese Early Language and Immersion Network (CELIN @ Asia Society)
Ryan Wertz, President, National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL)
Terrence Wiley, President, Center for Applied Linguistics