The NFLC's staff consists of more than 60 full-time professionals working on-site and a large network of experts in relevant areas of research, policy, and practice around the U.S. and in many countries of the world. Our on-site staff includes specialists in our traditional areas of applied linguistics, area studies, and public policy as well as information technology, testing, cross-cultural and intercultural studies, public education K-20, instructional systems design, quality assurance, and project management.