The Alabama World Languages Association (AWLA) is calling for nominations for the 2018 AWLA Awards. Each year, AWLA is dedicated to recognizing exceptional educators and leaders who exhibit an unwavering commitment to the advocacy, teaching, and learning of world languages. Please consider nominating a deserving colleague. Descriptions and criteria for each award may be found online at Awards and Recognitions.
Nominations will close August 1, 2017
ACTFL has launched the Lead with Languages national public awareness campaign. This national advocacy campaign is aimed at highlighting the growing importance of developing language proficiency and the increasingly strong link to career opportunities.
From the Commission on Language Learning
How does language learning influence economic growth, cultural diplomacy, the productivity of future generations, and the fulfillment of all Americans? What actions should the nation take to ensure excellence in all languages as well as international education and research, including how we may more effectively use current resources to advance language attainment? Download the rest of this article and the full report here.