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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...

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...

It was wonderful seeing so many FLAVA members at ACTFL in DC! Perhaps you have thought of a session you could present, individually or with colleagues, at our own Spring Conference. If so, please submit your session proposal by December 15, 2019 at https://flavaweb.org/conference/spring-2020-conference/spring-2020-conference-call-for-proposals/.The Spring Mini-Conference will be hosted...

FLAVA Interactive Teacher Workshop - December 5, 2019 4:00-6:00pm Moving Towards Proficiency Presented By: Eric S. Jaworski, 2018 FLAVA Teacher of the Year Language proficiency implies the ability to have a fluid (verbal or written) conversation. This means not being stopped by a lack of knowledge! Proficient speakers...