Organizaciones - Estados Unidos


Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española

La Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE) se estableció en 1973. Tiene como misión el estudio, elaboración e implementación de las reglas normativas del español de los Estados Unidos de América.

En 2009 firmó un convenio de colaboración con la Administración estadounidense con el fin de mejorar y normalizar las comunicaciones con la sociedad hispanohablante. Con este acuerdo se reconoció a la ANLE como máxima autoridad del español en el país.

Academia Puertorriqueña de la Lengua Española

La Academia Puertorriqueña de la Lengua Española promueve el uso correcto, la conservación y el estudio del español en el contexto de la historia cultural del País, desde sus orígenes hasta sus más recientes manifestaciones. Se fundó en 1955.

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

La Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués promueve el estudio y la enseñanza del español y del portugués, así como sus literaturas y culturas en todos los niveles de educación. 

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Organización fundada en 1967 dedicada a la mejora y expansión de la enseñanza de lenguas en todos los niveles educativos en Estados Unidos.
Cuenta con más de 12.500 miembros.

Asociación Nacional de Español Médico

We are an interdisciplinary group of highly qualified  professionals who are joining forces in five main areas:
1. Curriculum and resources
2. train the trainer
3. competencies
4. provider certification
5. program evaluation

We are creating a standardized evidence-based approach to teaching medical Spanish as well as promoting and assessing bilingualism in medical providers in the United States.

Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL)

Asocición creada en 1969 cuyos miembros son departamentos y programas de lenguas de universidades estadounidenses y canadienses.

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

CALICO, the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium is a professional organization that serves a membership involved in both education and technology. CALICO has an emphasis on language teaching and learning but reaches out to all areas that employ the languages of the world to instruct and to learn. CALICO is a recognized international clearinghouse and leader in computer assisted learning and instruction. It is a premier global association dedicated to computer-assisted language learning (CALL).

CALICO began mainly as a group of people interested in using and producing technology-based materials for language teaching. After 25 years of growth and experience, CALICO now includes foreign language educators, programmers, technicians, web page designers, CALL developers, CALL practitioners, novice CALL users, second language acquisition researchers–anyone interested in exploring the use of technology for foreign language teaching and learning.


EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. We equip our community with the knowledge, resources, and community-building opportunities needed to help shape strategic IT decisions at every level in higher education.

We welcome diversity—in viewpoints and experience—and believe in the transformative power of uncommon thinking for the common good.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU’s exemplary leadership on behalf of the nation’s youngest and fastest-growing population, the Association rapidly grew in numbers and national impact.

Today, HACU represents more than 500 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and U.S. school districts. Although our member institutions in the U.S. represent only 17% of all higher education institutions nationwide, together they are home to two-thirds of all Hispanic college students. HACU is the only national educational association that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. MLA members host an annual convention and other meetings, work with related organizations, and sustain one of the finest publishing programs in the humanities. 


En esta sección se recogen asociaciones e instituciones relacionadas con la enseñanza de ELE.