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OWL Workshops
Conference registration is now open!
Session proposals are now open!
Summer Workshop

Dear WAFLT Members,

If you’d like to attend one or both of these OWL Workshops in Highline School District (Mt. Rainier High School) August 21 and/or 22, I’m planning to be there and support WAFLT Clock Hours – free for WAFLT Members and $10 for Non-Members.  Please share this information with other World Language teachers that you know.


Michele Aoki


OWL: Foundations-Mount Rainer High School
22450 19th Ave S., Des Moines, Washington, 98198
August 21 & 22. 2019

Learn how to create a kinesthetic, student- centered, proficiency-based classroom. This workshop explores how understanding National Standards and proficiency-based instruction strategies can create an interactive, student-centered classroom.

Workshop includes:

Application of State &National Standards
Strategies for eliciting student production
Techniques for high student engagement
Exploration of the 100% second language environment

Learn more


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. 


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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