American Translators Association (ATA)
American Translators Association (ATA) is the largest professional association of translators and interpreters in the U.S. with over 9,000 members in more than 100 countries. The Association's primary goals include fostering and supporting the professional development of translators and interpreters and promoting the translation and interpreting professions. To learn more about ATA and its programs and services, please visit www.atanet.org.
Network of Business Language Educators (NOBLE)
Since 2009, the NOBLE has been bringing together K-16 educators interested in curriculum and program development that integrate the study of world language and culture across disciplines, particularly professional schools. NOBLE works with educators and industry professionals on interdisciplinary initiatives that promote innovative pedagogy and experiential learning to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century global workplace.
Joint National Committee for Languages and National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS)
JNCL-NCLIS advocates for the interests of the entire language community. The organization represents more than 300,000 professionals of nonprofits, companies, and research institutes, forming an all-inclusive network of all areas of the language field: exchanges, research, technology, translation, interpretation, localization, testing, and others. JNCL-NCLIS aim to ensure that Americans have the opportunity to learn English and at least one other language, to advance the language profession in the US, and to raise awareness about the importance of language and international education to the national interest.