President’s Communications

The Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) holds steadfast to the Declaration of Independence ratified in July 1776, whereby all are created equal and have, as endowed by their Creator, certain unalienable rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Recently a man’s life...

With the uncertainty of things, I felt compelled to write to check on your status and wanted to find out if there is anything that FLAVA can do for you in these times of transition and questions.  We are all in this together so that means...

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...

Dear All, 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. From the executive board, advisory council, vision team, and affiliates to each individual member, FLAVA has grown as an organization...

Congratulations to the winners and honorees at FLAVA 2019!   David Cox FLAVA Excellence in Teaching K-12 Award The 2019 David Cox FLAVA Excellence in Teaching K-12 Award winner is Amy Petersen.  Amy is a Latin teacher and World Languages Department Chairman at Midlothian High School.  She serves...

Dear Colleagues, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for another school year and to share some very important deadlines with you. If you would like some innovative ideas for instruction, the fall FLAVA conference is October 3-5, 2019 at...

Dear Colleagues, Hope this finds each of you enjoying the “Lazy Days of Summer” as you prepare for another school year! In this note, I am sharing several important things with you. So, please take the time to read this and share with your world language...

Dear Members, Hope you had an enjoyable Fourth of July holiday weekend and that you are relaxing and pampering yourselves a bit during these hot summer days! Just three quick, but important reminders for you: 1. If you would like some innovative ideas for instruction, the fall FLAVA...

Dear FLAVA Members, On June 7, 2019, the Executive Board received a letter of resignation from President-elect Dr. Bettina Staudt, who asked that from that date she be relieved of her duties and responsibilities. As President, I called a meeting of the remaining board members to discuss the next steps for...

Chesterfield County Public Schools: http://mychesterfieldschools.com/apply-at-ccps/ Teacher World Language - Dual Immersion (French)   Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific VDOE Foreign Language  standards, the ACTFL framework and objectives established by CCPS. Teaches elementary content in two languages and integrate the teaching of content area. Has fluency...