20 Nov Message from the President – November 2023
Greetings, FLAVA Members!
It was so wonderful to see so many of you at FLAVA 2023: Adapt and Empower! I hope that you left the conference feeling empowered and full of new ideas to share with colleagues and implement in your classes. A special thank you goes out to Ben Tinsley for his inspiring keynote address and his amazing sessions. We were so fortunate to have Ben at FLAVA this year! I am so thankful to all the presenters, exhibitors, and attendees for making FLAVA 2023 a huge success!
During the conference, we were able to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues during our FLAVA Awards Ceremony. A huge congratulations goes out to our award winners:
Helen Warriner-Burke Award
Friend of FLAVA Award
Senator Ghazala Hashmi
David Cox Award
There were so many amazing sessions at FLAVA 2023 this year! FLAVA is honored to recognize the following individuals and their presentations as the BEST of FLAVA this year.
Best of FLAVA (will represent FLAVA at NECTFL)
Juegos y más juegos… Simple Games for Practice and Variety in the World Language Classroom
Best of FLAVA (will represent FLAVA at SCOLT)
Teresa Breitenthaler, Erin Boldin and Beth Stickley
The Crime Scene
Reading Beyond Comprehension Questions
Spanish for the Workplace: A New Course in Partnership with CTE
It’s now time for YOUR help! It’s time to…
Register for our 2023 FLAVA Fall Learning Series. Check out this document for more details about these amazing FREE online workshops.
If there is anything FLAVA can do to support you or your students, please do not hesitate to reach out at any time. I truly appreciate each of you and all that you do for World Languages in VA and beyond!
With much appreciation,