Announcements and Important Dates

WAFLT Board Meetings / Retreats: 

WAFLT holds monthly meetings via "Zoom" from 9-11 am.

December 7th

February 8th

March 7th

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:

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.
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:

WAFLT Scholarships and Awards

Due date: April 15th, 2020

More information

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

WAFLT Release Form / Parent consent