Alabama's Voice For World Language Education

The mission of the Alabama World Languages Association is to motivate educators to contribute to
and to advocate for improved world language education for all students at all levels.

Sweet Home Alabama: Language and Community


AWLA invites you to submit proposals for AWLA Conference 2018. 

Visit us online to submit a proposal.  

Stay tuned as additional conference program, events and
lodging details will be forthcoming.


We are excited to offer our members professional development opportunities throughout the summer and throughout the state. These opportunities are free to members. Visit us online to learn more and to register for these exciting opportunities.

The Alabama World Languages Association (AWLA) is calling for nominations for the 2018 AWLA AwardsEach 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.

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