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.


At the AWLA 2017 Awards Luncheon we were excited to announce our 2017 Award Winners, please join us in recognizing them and start thinking about who you would like to recognize next year!  Nominations for AWLA 2018 Awards will open this spring. Please visit us here to learn about our awards.

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.


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.

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