President’s Communications

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...

Dear Colleagues, Hope this gorgeous weather finds each of you gearing up for the end of the school year and ready for some relaxation this summer! On behalf the FLAVA Executive Board, I am thrilled to share with you several things about our fall conference. The dates are October...

Dear All, Welcome to spring and to the countdown for the end of the school calendar year! I would like to share a few tidbits for your consideration. FLAVA was well represented at the SCOLT (Southern Conference On Language Teaching) conference this past weekend in beautiful Myrtle Beach,...

Dear Colleagues, Just a quick message to keep you informed about FLAVA matters. The NECTFL Conference in New York was an exciting time for the FLAVA members in attendance. I especially want to thank Tanja Mayer-Harding and Vivien DePeralta for their Best of FLAVA presentation (Increasing Access: Tools for Teaching Differently-Abled World Language Learners)....