Our 2017 Conference App is available now at Google Play and at the App Store. Be sure to get it so you will have everything at your fingertips. Connect with colleagues and have a great conference. Just look for MaFLA 2017 to find the app! Or follow the direct links below.
Are you attending the MaFLA 50th Jubilee Conference in October in Springfield, MA? Then you want to check out Conference Orientation 2017 containing Tips and Tricks to help you get the most out of the conference. There are also some pointers to get you up to speed on the new MaFLA Conference APP!
The Back to School Edition of the MaFLA Newsletter is available. Don’t miss the latest about our 50th Jubilee Conference and all of the great articles on its theme. We have some fascinating articles about ” Communities” as well as some articles from some new voices and from regular contributors.
GOETHE-INSTITUT SPONSORSHIP FOR MaFLA CONFERENCE
The Goethe-Institut Boston will be offering 12 hotel rooms for Friday night October 27th at the Springfield Sheraton for German teachers who have registered for the MaFLA Conference. These rooms will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis and only one teacher per district may apply. On Friday evening the Goethe-Institut Boston will be hosting a a ‘dinner and dialogue’ for German teachers at the hotel at 7:30pm for 25 German teachers. To take advantage of these exciting opportunities, please send an e-mail to Kerstin Hämmerling at the Goethe-Institut: Kerstin.Haemmerling@goethe.de.
Lots of buzz about “going back to school.” Be sure to check out the newest links and resources!
The Massachusetts Foreign Language Association’s Alignment for World Language Educators and Supervisors which aligns the Massachusetts Model System for Educator Evaluation: Teacher Rubric and the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Project has now been posted for your to use. This document is a resource guide for identifying high-quality world language teaching as described by the TELL Project and in alignment with the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation system. The document can be found here on our evaluation resources page.
MaFLA friends and members.
Please be aware of these important conference registration deadlines.
Our Super Saver Discount ends on August 3! To take advantage of this register and use the code SUPER17.
Early Bird Registration ends September 6, 2017
Regular Registration ends September 22, 2017
Hey MaFLA colleagues. We are just about ready to start our MaFLA Proficiency Academy. The schedule looks great and I know everyone is excited to begin their proficiency journey (novice participants) or to continue on the proficiency route (intermediate participants). It promises to be another 4 days of learning, sharing and growth. We are very lucky to have Greg Duncan and Thomas Sauer again to guide us this summer. Welcome Greg and Thomas! Challenge us and help us to become our best!
An Invitation to Explore!
We hope you will take some time and check out our brand new website. There is a lot to explore. Enjoy!