PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Educators must always hone their craft. Discover the many formal, informal, ongoing, and job-embedded professional-development programs keeping teachers at the top of their game.

Educators must always hone their craft. Discover the many formal, informal, ongoing, and job-embedded professional-development programs keeping teachers at the top of their game.

STUDENT CONTESTS
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The 2021 MaFLA Conference
will be a Virtual Event
Conference Call for Proposals
ONLINE RESOURCE SITES
JOBS FOR TEACHERS
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  1. Global engagement is dependent upon proficiency in more than one language and culture.
  2. World language education is a core component of PreK-20 academic programming.
  3. All students in Massachusetts deserve access to a well-articulated sequential world language education that produces multiliteracy.
  4. All world languages are inherently valuable.
  5. Effective world language instruction provides a purposeful and cultural context for communication.
  6. Successful classroom learning experiences require effective teachers who are lifelong learners.
  7. World language teaching, learning, and assessment reflect current research in second language acquisition and the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.   
  8. Collaboration among world language professionals allows for consistent growth and practice.
  9. Exemplary students, teachers, advocates, and programs be honored for outstanding achievement in the field of world language education.