Colleagues, an update on the progress of Seal of Biliteracy legislation in Virginia: Seal of Biliteracy bills passed easily in both the House of Delegates (HB1351) and Senate (SB916). The key difference is what criteria would be considered for awarding the Seal to a student.
Dear Colleagues, Please read below about an exciting opportunity: the Mead fellowships by NECTFL. What an exciting way to receive funding for a special project that would benefit all language teachers! FLAVA must receive your application by Monday, November 16th! Please follow the directions below and send completed applications to Sue Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cannot […]
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 FLAVA Annual Conference: Globally Mine! The conference will be held October 6-8, 2016 in Williamsburg. To submit a proposal, please go to the following link: http://flavaweb.org/conference/2016-call-for-proposals/
The Foreign Languages and Literatures Department sponsored its first Spanish Spelling Bee Competition on April 9, 2016 from 9:00 am- 12:00 pm. This initiative brought together high school students from the Hampton Roads area and the ODU community to promote foreign language education as well as to offer high school students a firsthand experience with […]
VFLSA Report to FLAVA 2016 A meeting of the Virginia Foreign Language Supervisors Association (VFLSA) was held on September 26, 2015 at the FLAVA Conference in Williamsburg, sponsored by Pearson. A session focusing on Common Performance-Based Assessments was held following the luncheon. The annual meeting of the Virginia Foreign Language Supervisors Association (VFLSA) was held on March 4, […]
Summer Virginia TELL Institute – Save the Date Over 150 teachers applied for the the Virginia TELL Institute, a two-day summer professional learning experience centered on selected domains from the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Framework. The Institute will take place on August 12-13, 2016, at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. There will […]