Editor of Teaching Classical Languages


The Editor oversees seeks submissions annd oversees the their selection and publication in Teaching Classical Languages, the only peer-reviewd journal dedicated to the teaching and learningn of Latin and ancient Greek (Mission Statement: http://tcl.camws.org/mission.php..

The Editor shall be recommended by the Executive Committee for a term normally of five year and renewable only once, subject to election by the membership at the next annual Business Meeting.

The Editor is an ex-officio member of the CAMWS Executive Committee (http://camws.org/exec-com-charter) and of its Subcommittee on Publications (Charter: https://camws.org/pub-com-charter). Most of the business of the Executive Committee is conducted on line and all members are expected to participate fully in electronic conversations about issues and to cast votes promptly.

The TCL editor is expected to attend the annual meeting, submit a written report prior to the Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday evening, attend the Executive Committee meeting, and give a report to the membership at the annual Business Meeting on Saturday.


1. Attend annual meetings of Classics associations to scout for potential submissions.

2. Choose potential topics to review and invite potential authors of review articles

3. Process articles and correspond with authors

4. Maintain a review schedule of 8-12 weeks per submission; correspond with reviewers and send reminders

5. Provide feedback to each author in addition to the anonymous referees

6. Prepare two journal issues, fall and spring

7. Work with Editorial Board to identify potential reviewers for submissions

8. Coordinate with editor of CJ Forum to prevent potential overlap in submissions.

9. Work with Editorial Assistant on copyediting, proofing, design, and website updates

10. Work with Editorial Assistant or graphic designer on cover picture for each issue (illustrating the themes of the current issue)

11. Participate in the Journal Editors’ Happy Hour at SCS meeting in January