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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!...

Are you interested in collaborating with dynamic world language educators from across the nation, growing your leadership skills, and giving back to your language colleagues and FLAVA?   If so, we have a great opportunity for you that we encourage you to read about here!  FLAVA can nominate...

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...

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...

The Emory & Henry College Foreign Languages Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2021. We seek candidates to teach all level courses for Hispanic Studies and Spanish – Teacher Preparation programs.  The faculty member will be...

Hello FLAVA, The Foreign Language Association of Virginia is now accepting proposals for its annual spring conference, Languages: Beyond Boundaries.  Proposals will be accepted immediately, continuing through 11:59 PM, Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Because Languages do take us Beyond Boundaries, we encourage all to submit a proposal for this, the...

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,...

We are excited to welcome our keynote speaker, Amanda Seewald, owner of MARACAS Language Programs and Learning Kaleidoscope Educational Consulting. Learn more about and register for the conference here.   ...