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WAFLT Fall 2019 Conference
Theme: Where World Language Educators Connect!
October 10th-12th, 2019
(Pre-conference Workshops – October 10, 2019)
Northern Quest Resort and Conference Center - Spokane, WA

The 2019 WAFLT Fall Conference is where language educators from around the Pacific Northwest come to connect! This annual event provides language educators from all languages and levels with a comprehensive professional development experience and a unique opportunity of World Language networking.

Online registration is now open!

Reserve your room today for the conference discounted rate of $149/night. The venue is awesome and you will definitely enjoy your stay.

Questions: Contact Brenda Gaver ( or Lauren Kiolet ( 


Be Present and be presenting!

Consider submitting a session proposal!
Please share your experiences, ideas, and knowledge with your World Language colleagues! Past presenters have commented on how enriching the experience was for them.
If you are a first time presenter and have ANY questions or need support, please let us know by contacting Brenda Gaver ( A WAFLT board member/experienced presenter is ready to support you! 

Conference session proposal link. We look forward to receiving and reviewing your proposal soon. 

We would like to share the Bellevue School District’s Seal of Biliteracy Report with you. You may find it useful if your district is also interested in the Seal of Biliteracy.

For more information about Washington State Seal of Biliteracy, please click on the link below.


International Education Administrator job is open for Seattle Public Schools. This position is currently filled with Michele Aoki and she is retiring.

What a great way to support World Language in a great school district!

Share the posting and check the job details!



2019 CLTA-WA Spokane Regional Workshop
Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Time: 9am – 4:30pm with one-hour lunch break @ 12pm (6 hours total*)
Target Audience: K – 16 Chinese Instructors
Location:  Eastern Washington University, Spokane campus. EWU Center (EWUC), Room 112 668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202
Morning Session
Topic 1: 101 Things You Didn’t Know about Teaching Chinese Culture
Afternoon Session:
Topic 2: Adapting SIOP Model into Large-size Chinese Classrooms
Topic 3: How to Use Games to Motivate Students to Learn
Topic 4: Feedback and Motivation


This regional workshop is co-sponsored by WAFLT.

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