Announcements and Important Dates
WAFLT Board Meetings / Retreats:
WAFLT holds monthly meetings via "Zoom" from 9-11 am.
No April or May meetings due to Spring Regional/Board Retreat
Board Retreat - Leavenworth, WA: May 1st-3rd
Lingo Submission Deadlines
Please submit your articles, pictures, and announcements for the PNCFL newsletter, "Lingo" to the editor, Paris Granville.
Upcoming Conferences | Events
Spring Regional 2020: Central Washington University - April 18th
April 25th - CLTA Workshop (Open to ALL world language teachers)
Comprehensible Language Acquisition with ACTFL's 6 Core Practices
Presenter: Catherine Ousselin
Time: April 25th
Location: The Westside School
10404 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
March 7th: Not sponsored by WAFLT -Free Clock Hours! Please join the University of Washington and CELIN (Chinese Early Language and Immersion Network) for a one-day forum, Raising Multilingual Citizens of the World.
This event brings together stake-holders responsible for raising multilingual citizens – parents, educators, researchers, administrators and the community – to learn what we have found, share our successful experiences, discuss our challenges, and explore paths forward.
Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Location: Simpson Center for the Humanities, Communications Building (CMU 206), University of Washington
Morning Sessions: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Keynote Presentation and Research and Parent Panels. (Space capacity: 95)
Networking Lunch: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM (Lunch provided for educators who are all-day participants)
Afternoon Professional Development Workshops: 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM: Resources and Strategies at Your Fingertips (Space capacity: 62)
For more information: http://depts.washington.edu/cmtrl/events.php
February 4th: Not sponsored by WAFLT - Clock Hours Available!
STARTALK Workshops 2020
The UW STARTALK Team is pleased to offer free workshops each year for teachers in our Teacher Program and open to any World Languages teachers to help them improve their teaching practice. We hope you’ll visit the workshop pages from previous years and take advantage of the resources there.
STARTALK PRINCIPLES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING & LEARNING
Presented by Dr. Michele Anciaux Aoki
Tuesday February 4, 2020 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: UW Denny Hall 159
Free. Clock hours may be available through the Washington Association for Language Teaching.
Learn more at: https://startalk.umd.edu/public/principles
WAFLT Scholarships and Awards
Due date: April 15th, 2020
AAT / Language Organization Events
December 1: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
February 8th: WATJ annual conference
February 22nd: Japan Bowl in Vancouver, WA
March 8th: Speech and Skit Contest
April 25th: Comprehensible Language Acquisition with ACTFL's 6 Core Practices - The Westside School
August 2020: CLTA-WA Summer workshop
WAFLT Student Video/Media contest
Due date: April 15th, 2019
Contest announcement / rules