Latest News

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

  • The Steward School seeks an enthusiastic and committed Upper School Spanish teacher for the academic year 2021-22. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position reporting to the Director of Upper School. Major responsibilities include teaching five sections of Upper School Spanish courses, up to pre-AP......

  • Collegiate School seeks an energetic, experienced, and committed teacher with a passion for students and teaching Spanish. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching middle school children with proven success in connecting the content to students’ innate inquisitiveness and curiosity.

  • Buckingham County Public Schools is seeking a Spanish Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Please apply on our website or call Dr. Sherry Saunders at 434-969-6100 ext. 163....

Languages: Beyond Boundaries

FLAVA’s sixth Spring Mini-Conference will be held virtually. We look forward to spending Saturday 27 March 2021 sharing and learning together.


Check out the Program-At-A-Glance here!

Rachel Thompson, 2020 David Cox Award Recipient

Virginia World Language Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to the FLAVA 2020 Award Recipients!  

David Cox Award – Rachel Thompson, Spanish Teacher at Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Marshall Brannon Award – Dr. Luis Guadano, Associate Professor of Spanish and World Cultural Studies, Old Dominion University, Norfolk


Helen Warriner Burke Award – Dr. Ruth Ferree, retired professor of Education at the University of Virginia Curry School of Education and former French teacher at Albemarle High School, Charlottesville

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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