Announcements

  As Organizational Members of ACTFL, I am delighted to share with you and your colleagues that we are currently accepting student applications for the 2021 Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program.   Entering its third year, this program provides merit-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are committed...

Help Choose the March Musical Madness Conference Favorite of 2021.    For the FLAVA Spring Conference version of March Madness, you get to listen to music in four different languages and vote for your favorite from the pair in each bracket. Can you predict which song will...

The annual FLAVA Spring Mini-Conference is right around the corner! Join us Saturday March 27, 2021 for a day of virtual learning, networking, and growth with the theme Languages: Beyond Boundaries. Learn more and register here. We look forward to learning with you!...

Discussion of HB1947 was continued once again from 18 January to 25 January to another date. This means you can still join the chorus asking to #DefeatHB1947! Check out the Call to Action to speak out against this dangerous legislation that threatens world language programs...

In 2019, FLAVA launched the Future World Language Educators of Virginia Award Program.  In an effort to encourage students to follow in our footsteps and become World Language teachers, we would like to recognize and award those high school students who are passionate about language...

Did you know that our regional language associations, both SCOLT and NECTFL, offer awards, scholarships, and leadership programs for language educators at the secondary and post-secondary levels?  Click on each organization to be linked to more info.  Some have deadlines coming up in January so don't delay!  Please...

Hello FLAVA, Please note the following: Workshop, 10 December 2020, 4 – 6 PM, Virginia 2019 World Language Teacher of the Year, Amy Petersen, “Personalize for Engagement.” There is still time to register.  Invite a friend, colleague, in-service student, new teacher.  Let’s take over the Internet and make it...

Hello, FLAVA! Many thanks to all who were able to attend and lead in FLAVA’s first virtual conference for language educators.  What a theme -- Beyond Languages!  What we learned this last weekend only reinforces the importance of possessing communicative skills in languages other than our native tongue and...

Congratulations to the Award Winners of FLAVA 2020! Video of award presentation   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,...

FLAVA members, please review the following proposed amendment changes to the FLAVA constitution. See the proposed changes here....