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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...

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,...

Dear colleagues, we are excited to announce that online registration for our upcoming, interactive teacher workshop series (FLTWS) will open October 1st. All participants (members and non-members) need to register online. For workshop dates and titles please go to: www.flavaweb.org/workshops Starting October 1st, for registration please go www.flavaweb.org/workshops/workshop-registration/ To start off...

October 6 - October 8 The 2016 FLAVA conference will be held at the Williamsburg Doubletree Hotel in Williamsburg, VA from October 6th to 8th (Thursday, Friday, Saturday). The conference is designed to bring together world language educators who are interested in growing professionally. Proposals are now being accepted for the...

August 12 - August 13 Save the date and watch for more information coming soon about a World Language Institute to be held August 12-13th. This two day institute exploring the Core Practices in language teaching using the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) framework will be open...

June 26 - July 1 The K-12 Dual Language Academy aims to support new and existing Dual Language programs by digging in to the things that make Dual Language programs special: developing bilingual, bi-literate, and multicultural students. The format is like a well-integrated conference with multiple expert presenters and time...

May 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm The deadline to apply for a scholarship for the fully online course on SLA and Teaching Methods course is tomorrow, June 1st! Here is the form: http://goo.gl/forms/w32Zoh03ijp813Jx1 The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition for the course. They are also offering 2 other courses:...

May 7 More than 40 embassies will open their doors to DC visitors and residents Saturday, May 7. Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. In the past, visitors have been treated to karate demonstrations,...