Professional Growth

The FLAVA Teacher Ed and PD Committee would like your input on your professional learning needs for the 2021-22 school year FLAVA Teacher Workshop Series regardless of whether you have attended FLAVA workshops in the past or not. Please take a moment to complete this very...

FLAVA cordially invites you to join us for our next FLAVA Teacher Workshop, Thursday, September 23, 2021 (4 PM - 5 PM):  Interdisciplinary Learning with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals   With presenter, Rachel Thompson (2020 FLAVA Teacher of the Year) Come learn about how to utilize the UN Sustainable...

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...

FLAVA is fortunate to have members who represent a wide range of perspectives, experience, and expertise. We are looking to capitalize on our collective wisdom by creating a series of short (10 - 15 minutes) mentoring videos answering questions such as "How do I get my students to...

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...

Did you know that our regional language associations, both SCOLT and NECTFL, offer awards, scholarships, and leadership programs for language educators at the secondary and post-secondary levels?  Click on each organization to be linked to more info.  Some have deadlines coming up in January so don't delay!  Please...

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 next FLAVA Teacher Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, December 10, 2020 (4PM - 6PM) via Zoom. In this workshop, 2019 Virginia World Languages Teacher of the Year, Amy Petersen (Latin Teacher), will explore ways we can expand the use of personalization to motivate students to listen, speak, read, and write in...

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...