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April Presidential Message Dear FLAVA Members, I hope this message finds you well and inspired after our recent Spring Conference in Lexington. It was a joyous Saturday filled with engagement, empowerment, and energizing connections among language educators. I want to express our deepest gratitude to our Spring Conference...

TECHNOLOGIA? QUAE TECHNOLOGIA? with William Lee DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2024 TIME: @ 5:30 pm ET / 4:30 PM CT VIA: Zoom REGISTER HERE In this session, we will focus on how to leverage technology tools such as AI, Breakout EDU, GooseChase, Gimkit, Quizziz, Kahoot!, etc. to help all...

Dear FLAVA Members and Virginia World Language Educators, As we near the end of March, I am reminded of the profound impact language and culture have on our lives. They are not just tools for communication; they are gateways to joy, discovery, and self-awareness, intricately linked...

February 20, 2024 President's Message-- February 2024 Dear FLAVA Members and Virginia World Language Educators, I am delighted to share some exciting updates and reminders as we continue our journey to Engage, Empower, and Energize with FLAVA! Our upcoming conference, themed around these pillars, is set to inspire...

Hello FLAVA members! My name is Shane Goodpasture and I started this year as FLAVA´s Mentor Program Chair! I teach Spanish and serve as my school´s world language department chair in Smyth County in Southwest Virginia! I'm excited about this adventure working with FLAVA and members across...

FLAVA President's Message - Farewell and Thank You! Greetings, FLAVA Members!     My term as FLAVA President is coming to an end, and I would like to thank each of you for your support over the past two years. It has been an honor and a pleasure to celebrate, advocate,...

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...

VIRGINIA FRENCH TEACHERS FREN 425   FRENCH MEDIA & CURRENT EVENTS Synchronous Online Course Tuesday Evenings 7:00-9:40 PM Jan. 16 to Apr. 30, 2024   Spring 2024 Content: This online course provides an opportunity to access online French media with topics that appeal to Virginia teachers and their students. Read articles, watch videos, engage...

October President's Message   Greetings, FLAVA Members!   I cannot wait to welcome you all to FLAVA 2023 in Norfolk, VA next week! The FLAVA Board and Conference Team are hard at work preparing for what is sure to be an amazing conference! If you have not registered, you have...

Greetings, FLAVA Members!   Welcome Back! I hope the start of the school year has been smooth and filled with joy and excitement for you and your students!   It is almost time for FLAVA 2023 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott and I couldn’t be more excited!!! FLAVA 2023 will feature...