President’s Communications

FLAVA President's Message - September 2022   Greetings, FLAVA members! September is finally here and I am so ready for all things fall - hayrides, fall festivals, bonfires, pumpkins, football, and of course FLAVA!!!  For those of you who are already back in the classroom, I hope that you...

Greetings, FLAVA Members! It’s hard to believe that summer break is winding down and soon we will be returning to school. I hope each of you has taken time to rest and recharge this summer and are ready to start the 2022 - 2023 school year...

Greetings, FLAVA members!   I hope each of you are enjoying your summer break! It was so good to see so many of you at the VDOE workshops with Leslie Grahn in Richmond this past week. If you were not able to attend, be on the lookout for more...

Greetings, FLAVA Members! Wow! The end of the school year is finally upon us! For those of you who have already started summer break, please take this time to relax and recharge. For those of you who are still teaching, hang in there and know that...

Greetings, FLAVA! I hope each of you are or will soon be enjoying your much deserved spring break! First off, I cannot thank each of you enough for all you did to support SCOLT 2022! The SCOLT Board of Directors was so impressed with FLAVA and all that we...

Greetings, FLAVA members! I hope you all are taking advantage of the beautiful spring weather! First off, I cannot thank each of you enough for all you did to advocate for World Languages. It’s because of each of you that we were able to defeat House Bill...

Hello, FLAVA. Before I exit stage right (never stage left), I wanted to share a few things with you. 1. How much I have enjoyed working with you and how much I appreciate that you have entrusted me to care for FLAVA as the organization’s president twice...

Dear FLAVA Members, As we begin this season of Thanksgiving and gratitude, I am thankful for so many things, among which are our strong world language association, FLAVA,  and its incredible members. Part of my duty as the incoming president of FLAVA is to assemble the best advisory board...

Hello, FLAVA. Dick Kuettner here, once again, to encourage you to –   1. Register for the virtual FLAVA fall conference – ONE VIRGINIA, Many Languages – to be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 7, 8, and 9, 2021. Conference registration is only $75, and it...

Hello, FLAVA. This message has four very important points.  Please read, as all four relate to you! 1. The 2021 Fall Conference Proposal deadline is fast approaching.  Have you submitted your proposal?  Please do so here.  Sharing your thoughts and demonstrating your strategies are key to someone’s success in the world language classroom. The submission deadline is...