New TFLA Journal available
TFLA is happy to announce that the latest edition of the TFLA Journal (volume 62, issue 2) is posted.

This edition includes fantastic authors who have shared their ideas on world language teaching. We hope that you find this issue meaningful and encouraging. We also invite your ideas for our Spring edition.

Read or download your copy here .
Reminder:
TFLA 2018 Spring Workshops open for registration
TFLA is happy to announce five full-day regional workshops to be held this February and March. Each workshop offers 6 hours of professional development credit and deals with proficiency methodology and unit design. Four of the workshops, held in Waco, Wichita Falls, and San Antonio, will be held at regional educational service centers, which will also handle the registration. The workshop for the Gulf Coast region will be held at First Colony Middle School in Sugar Land, and only registration for this program will be held through TFLA. Registration for the other workshops will be held through the Region Service Centers.

Here are the dates, titles, locations, and presenters for each workshop:

Fri., Feb. 23 "Starting the Path to Proficiency: Integrating the New TEKS in LOTE Classrooms," held at Region 12,  Waco , presented by  Nella Spurlin .
Registration  through Region 12.

Fri., March 2 "The Language Factor: Developing a World Language Classroom that Successfully Fosters Students' Proficiency and Performance," held at Region 9,  Wichita Falls , presented by  Karla O'Donald .
Registration  through Region 9.

Sat., March 3 "Planning for Proficiency: Unit Design--Developing Proficiency Units that Incorporate the New TEKS, " held at Region 20,  San Antonio , presented by  Teresa Tattersall .
Registration  through Region 20.

Sat., March 3 :  "Planning for Proficiency: Unit Design for the LOTE Classroom," held at First Colony Middle School in  Sugar Land , presented by  Brittany Lindsey .

Fri., March 23 "Unit Design for Language Proficiency in the LOTE Classroom," held at Region 12,  Waco , presented by  Nella Spurlin .
Registration  through Region 12.​

For more information about workshop content, cost, and registration, please go to the TFLA website "Planned Events" page .

Participants must be TFLA members .
Mark your calendar:
TFLA 2018 Summer Institute - July 23-25
The 2018 Summer Institute (presented by Laura Terrill) will be from July 23 through 25, 2018 at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.

​More information will be forthcoming.
Mark your calendar:
TFLA 2018 Fall Conference - October 25-27
Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX
​More information will be forthcoming.
Sincerely,

MayDell Jenks
Executive Director
Texas Foreign Language Association
www.tfla.info