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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Awards and Nominations

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


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Latest News

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

  • Registration is now open for our Spring Conference!   See details and save your spot here....

  • Last week several FLAVA members attended the Senate Education and Health committee to oppose SB 323, which would “permit students who are pursuing an advanced studies diploma to substitute two standard units of credit in computer science for two standard units of credit in a......

  • Dear All, My term as FLAVA President is coming to an end, and I would like to thank each of you for your support over the past two years. From the executive board, advisory council, vision team, and affiliates to each individual member, FLAVA has grown as an......