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Join us  for our Fall 2020 Virtual Conference!

October 9-11, 2020

Note: This page does NOT have the session Zoom or YouTube links. Paid conference participants will receive a password in their email to the full conference schedule and webpage on Thursday, October 8th.











Conference details will be updated regularly.

Conference Updates:

Conference, membership, clock hour questions or technology support?

Step 1: Contact us via our via our Remind number by texting "@wafltboard" to 509-956-4082. (You do not need the Remind app to text us.)

Step 2: After you receive an automatic confirmation message from Prof. WAFLT,  text us your question. 

Step 3: A WAFLT board member will be available for all questions Saturday

from 8am-4:30 pm.

Registration for this virtual conference

is only $25!


  •  Awards Ceremony & Networking

  • Town Hall with Veronica Trapani, OSPI World Language Supervisor

  • Recorded & live presenter sessions

  • Connect with exhibitors

  • World Language Group Idea Shares

  • Saturday Sunset chat

  • Sunday Office hours with World Language Experts

Featured Speakers


Dr. Bridget Yaden

Welcome Address

ACTFL President & Professor of Hispanic & Latino Studies, Pacific Lutheran University.


Professor Eduardo Viana da Silva

Keynote Address

WAFLT 2020 Teacher of the Year

Lecturer, Portuguese; Portuguese Program Coordinator, University of Washington


Veronica Trapani

WAFLT Town Hall

Washington State OSPI World Language Supervisor

Athena Jiménez

Sunset Chat 

Spanish Social Studies and Language Arts Teacher, International Spanish Academy, Tillicum Middle School, Bellevue, WA

Vince Eberly

Sunset Chat 

WAFLT SEETAW rep & Russian | English Language Development teacher, Central Valley High School, Spokane Valley, WA

Conference Clock Hour Information:

  • Up to 15 clock hours are available FREE for WAFLT members who register for and attend our 2020 Fall Virtual Conference. 

  • At the end of the conference, members who registered will receive an email from with a link to a clock hour evaluation. 

  • This evaluation will stay open until October 26th, 2020 for those who would like to view additional asynchronous sessions after the end of the conference. Upon completion of the clock hour evaluation, the clock hour form will be available for download.

  • While 15 clock hours are available, participants must write in the hours that they actually attended (viewed), and affirm that number with their signature at the bottom of the form



WAFLT Fall 2019 Conference - Northern Quest Conference Center

Fall Conference program


Shared presenter materials (Fall 2019 conference)


IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology)

June 19th-22nd, 2019

University of Oregon - Eugene, Oregon

Theme: Creating Communities of Learners

WAFLT Spring Regional #1 

Kent-Meridian High School Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 9am-4pm.  Workshop by Ben Fisher.


WAFLT Spring Regional #2

April 13th, 2019, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.

Theme:  "First Peoples, First Languages"

Keynote: OSPI Dual Language and Indian Education Departments who shared the work of Dual Languages and

Tribal Language.

Shared resources:

Angela Dávila  - Washington State Seal of Biliteracy Who Does It Benefit? 



WAFLT-COFLT 2018 FALL CONFERENCE: "Where Educators Meet!" 

The WAFLT-COFLT Bi-State 2018 Fall Conference was held on October 11th-13th, 2018, in Portland, OR at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion

Session Handouts/Materials

At-a-glance-conference schedule - Complete version with session descriptions

Paul Sandrock, Director of Education at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages - ACTFL


Topic: Can-Do Learning: Developing Communication with Language and Culture

Friday Keynote speaker: Laura Terrill - Where Language Educators Meet: What are our shared goals? 


Saturday Breakfast Keynote: Dr. Ted Zarrow, 2016 ACTFL Teacher of the Year, - "We Are All Advocates"


Saturday Post-Conference Workshops: : Laura Terrill and Ted Zarrow


Ted Zarrow: "Keeping Students Motivated: Practical Strategies for Promoting Ownership in the WL Classroom"

Laura Terrill:  Planning for Learning: Using the IPA as an Instructional Focus"