Awards and Nominations

FLAVA is proud to offer several awards that recognize excellence in the field of world language education and advocacy. Do you know an educator, community member, college or high school student who makes a positive impact that supports world language education? Please click on the titles below to learn more about how you can give them the recognition they deserve.


Applications due June 1:


  • The David Cox FLAVA Award for Excellence in World Language Teaching, K-12This award recognizes a world language educator in grades K-12 who has demonstrated excellence in world language instruction and who may be forwarded as the FLAVA candidate to either the SCOLT or NECTFL Teacher of the Year (TOY) competition and perhaps eventually to the ACTFL TOY competition.




  • FLAVA Novice Teaching Award, K-12This award recognizes a world language teacher in grades K-12 who is an outstanding classroom teacher and demonstrates a love for language learning and teaching. The recipient must be in his/her first three years of classroom teaching


  • The Friend of FLAVA Award – The Friend of FLAVA Award recognizes individuals and institutions that have made a significant contribution in building a strong foundation of support for world language education.





Applications due February 28:





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