About Us

We are a growing, dynamic organization of professionals in education and business, students, and all those who have a common interest in promoting and utilizing world languages to accomplish their various goals.

Read more


We advocate for world language education on behalf of members at the local, state, and federal levels.  We promote online opportunities to educate the public about the benefits and issues related to language learning.

Read more


For almost a decade, FLAVA has offered interactive, online workshops through the auspices of the Washington & Lee University’s Global Discovery Laboratories, webcast throughout the region as part of our mission for professional growth.

Read more


Our fall conference serves as a primary means of fulfilling our mission in gathering the community around the association’s business, and our spring conference provides an opportunity to recharge and learn the latest theories and practices in language learning.

Read more

Awards and Nominations

FLAVA is proud to offer several awards that recognize excellence in the field of foreign language education and advocacy.


Take Advantage of the Numerous Benefits of Membership

Learn More

Latest News

Keep up with opportunities, announcements and events in the language community across the state of Virginia.

  • We know this is a very unusual and challenging time for everyone, but we hope that online professional learning opportunities may bring some support, inspiration and community to Chinese teachers and program administrators across the U.S. We are excited to share the April schedule for the College Board......

  • With the uncertainty of things, I felt compelled to write to check on your status and wanted to find out if there is anything that FLAVA can do for you in these times of transition and questions.  We are all in this together so that means......

  • More resources from VOWLS and NADSFL to assist teachers have been shared in the VOWLS Member Google folder and on our website: www.vowls.org. In addition, The National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) is collaborating to provide a single site to locate resources to......