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Lylburn Downing Middle School in Lexington, Virginia, is looking for a Spanish teacher to start in fall 2020.  The position is full-time:  75% Spanish instruction and 25% instructional support for the local elementary school, Waddell Elementary.  Letters of interest or inquiries should be directed to Rebecca...

French Teacher needed for Skyline High School in Front Royal, Virginia. The teacher will be teaching French I - IV. If interested, please contact the principal, Dr. Michael Smith, at 540-631-0366 x 31105 or mesmith@wcps.k12.va.us....

Each Wednesday at 10am starting June 17 the Virginia Department of Education will present a topic of interest to world language teachers and supervisors in preparation for reentry in the 2020-2021 school year. All sessions will be recorded and made available for later access. Registration is...

Hello FLAVA, I write to let you know that the Executive Board and Advisory Council met the last weekend in May to hear from the various committees and our affiliates, and to discuss the fall conference scheduled to take place in Williamsburg in October. At that meeting,...

Meeting the Challenges of Instruction, Practice, and Feedback in World Language Teaching Online See the recorded webinar here.   Recent world events have called us to make significant changes in our work lives and instructional practices from in-person and real-life activities to digital means of conveyance and execution. ...

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...

The dates for NECTFL 2021 have been changed! The conference will be held April 22–24 in New York City. Please mark your calendars accordingly!                                  Because of this change, the deadline for proposal...

NYSAFLT is excited to offer our annual Summer Institute as an online event this year! Receive up to 20 hours of professional development, as well as partake in online contests and virtual social hours. (Please consult local guidelines for earning PD hours. NYSAFLT will provide a...

Message for Seal of Biliteracy Recipients from the National Language Teacher of the Year Rebecca Blouwolff, ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year, has recorded an inspiring video message to congratulate all learners earning the Seal of Biliteracy. Please share the link to the video with schools and...