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

  • The Virginia health department is seeking contact tracers that speak Spanish. This is phone work…the job is basically calling people to follow up on suspected COVID cases. You follow a script. It pays by the hour.  They need people immediately, but it’s likely available work for......

  • The Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) holds steadfast to the Declaration of Independence ratified in July 1776, whereby all are created equal and have, as endowed by their Creator, certain unalienable rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Recently a man’s life......

  • The dates for NECTFL 2021 have been changed! The conference will be held April 22–24 in New York City. Please mark your calendars accordingly!                                  Because of this change, the......

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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