FLAVA is the Foreign Language Association of Virginia, 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. The mission of FLAVA is:
- To promote and enhance the study, teaching and learning, use, and appreciation of foreign languages, cultures, and literatures.
- To encourage among members the exchange of ideas which clarify the place of foreign languages in their schools and lives.
- To recognize and publicize excellence in foreign language teaching and learning.
- To encourage participation in national, regional, and state language associations.