Author: Allison Carneiro

With the uncertainty of things, I felt compelled to write to check on your status and wanted to find out if there is anything that FLAVA can do for you in these times of transition and questions.  We are all in this together so that means...

More resources from VOWLS and NADSFL to assist teachers have been shared in the VOWLS Member Google folder and on our website: www.vowls.org. In addition, The National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) is collaborating to provide a single site to locate resources to...

At Virtual Virginia, we’re working to keep you informed about ways we can help you prepare for unexpected challenges or school closings. As your partner, we are committed to providing as much support as possible as divisions plan for instruction through virtual learning. Free Resources to...

Hello, FLAVA. There are several items we need to discuss at this time of crisis locally and nationally. 1.  I need to let you know that the workshop scheduled for Thursday, 19 March 2020, is being postponed until the fall.  Once we have determined the exact date, we will...

Floyd County High School in Floyd, Virginia seeks a full-time French and/or Spanish teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Floyd County High School is a fantastic community with a vibrant and involved World Language program. Please submit an application with Floyd County Public Schools and contact...

As a reminder, the FLAVA Spring Mini-Conference will be held Saturday April 18, 2020 at Washington & Lee University.   If you register by April 4, 2020, the price of $40 includes breakfast and lunch. You can register at https://flavaweb.org/conference/spring-2020-conference/spring-2020-conference-participant-registration/. The FLAVA Fall conference will be held at the DoubleTree in Williamsburg, VA on October 8-10, 2020. The...

Hello, FLAVA. Dick Kuettner here, FLAVA president in his second month, hoping that the year 2020 has seen positive results in all your pursuits.  I know for one that the year has been filled with unexpected occurrences which had to be met head on over the past...

The  Department of World Languages and Cultures at ODU is proud to host its fifth High School Spanish Spelling Bee 5  levels of competition: Spanish I, II, III, IV, and heritage speaker level Saturday, April 4th, 2020 9:00 am -12:00 pm New Education Building, ODU, Norfolk, Virginia For more information, see...

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...