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Welcome to FLANC!


Foreign Language Association of North Carolina

October 2-4, 2014 - FLANC Fall Conference in Winston-Salem, NC
Registration is now open.  Click HERE to register.

March 1, 2014 - FLANC Spring Conference Highlights
Keynote Address: "Never Give Up"
Jessica Garner, Cabarrus County PK-12 Curriculum Coordinator
Spring 2014 Conference Webpage
Spring 2014 Conference Program
iWLT: The Incredible World Language Teacher!
FLANC 2013 Fall Conference Highlights
Friday Morning FLANC 2013 Tour
Video Tour of FLANC 2013 Exhibit Hall
FLANC 2013 Conference iWLTs Video

2015 Events - Mark Your Calendars

February 21, 2015 - FLANC Spring Conference in Wilmington, NC

March 5-6, 2015 - SCOLT Conference in Altanta, GA

October 22-24, 2015 - FLANC Fall Conference in Durham/Triangle, NC

February 18-20, 2016 - SCOLT Conference in Charlotte, NC

October 6-8, 2016 - FLANC Fall Conference in Durham, NC

It is the mission of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina to promote opportunities for all students from kindergarten through post graduate studies to develop a high level of competence in at least one language in addition to their own; to provide leadership, support and service to those committed to language learning; and to coordinate the efforts of all those involved in education to make language learning in programs of excellence a reality for all.

Click Here for North Carolina Regional News and to read about our FLANC Incredible Teacher Showcase Stories.

July 18, 2014
SCOLT Updates
Dear Colleagues, I hope that you are enjoying your summer vacation and are getting excited about starting a new school year! This summer surely flew by! I take this opportunity to invite you to consider being a presenter in our annual conference to be held March 5-7, 2015 in Atlanta, Ga.  SCOLT is now accepting proposals for our 2015 50th Anniversary joint conference with FLAG (Foreign Language Association of Georgia) and SEALLT (Southeast Association for Language Learning Technology). Click here to submit your proposal today! To download a PDF of the proposal evaluation rubric click here. The rubric will also appear as pop-up fields as you complete the proposal form.  Session proposal deadline will be August 15, 2014. You will find out the status of your proposal on or around October 5, 2014. Also, this year we are having our first Program Cover Contest for students in grades 3 – 12.  This year’s conference theme is “All that glitters is SCOLT: 50 years of language teaching and learning.”  Click here to download all the pertinent information about the contest.  The student selected with the winning entry will receive $50 and his/her teacher will receive a one year complimentary SCOLT Sponsor/Patron membership.  Entry deadline will be November 15, 2014. Teacher of winning student will be notified by December 12, 2014.The quality of our conference depends on the willingness of educators like you to participate as presenters.  Please, spread the word and invite other colleagues! If you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to contact me. We hope to see you in Atlanta, GA!  Sincerely, Yohanna Jiménez, SCOLT Program Director 601-913-6765 

February 27, 2014
FLANC 2014 Spring Conference Sponsor Announced!
Please join us in welcoming Carolina Training Associates (CTA) ti the FLANC family as a 2014 Spring Conference sponsor!  We are pleased to have CTA join us in Asheville this year as our Morning Break sponsor.  They will be onsite during the first half of the Spring Conference to share with all attendees the SANS Learning System (more information HERE). Pamela Admas from CTA offers, "This will be an excellent resource for teachers who are looking for ideas on use of technology in the foreign language classroom and lab.  --  So make sure you say hello to Pam while attending the Spring Conference in Asheville Saturday!

January 20, 2014               
FLANC 2014 Spring Conference Registration is Now Open!
Come and join us for our 'other' conference in Asheville, NC.  With the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, we invite you to see the 'Best of FLANC' as we share the top sessions from our Fall Conference.  Members get a $20 discount off standard fees.  So come join us in beautiful Asheville March 1st.  For additional information, click HERE or visit our online registration page here.  We look forward to seeing you in Asheville!

January 17, 2014               
Hilton Teacher Treks Program
Sponsored by Hilton Worldwide, the Hilton Teacher Treks Program is meant to bring people together and foster greater understanding between the U.S. and other countries. This program allows U.S. primary and secondary level teachers to go abroad for 2-3 weeks to travel, explore and experience culture firsthand. The Institute of International Education (IIE) administers the Hilton Teacher Treks Program on behalf of Hilton Worldwide. Details at http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Hilton-Teacher-Treks-Program

January 15, 2014               
NC DPI Anaylsis of Student Work (ASW) Wiki
The ASW wiki includes updates and training materials for the Spring 2014 piloters from AP/IB, Arts Education, Healthful Living, World Languages, and other designated content areas.  Any interested stakeholders can access these materials online at: http://ncasw.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/
**Please note that only Spring 2014 Pilot participants may receive CEU credit from DPI for completing the training modules during the 2013-2014 school year.**
The ASW process will be the way that the measurement of student growth for these teachers will be linked to teacher effectiveness for Standard 6 of the NC Educator Evaluation System (NCEES) beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Questions about the proposed ASW process can be directed to Educator Effectiveness by sending an email to educatoreffectiveness@dpi.nc.gov or visiting the Educator Effectiveness Model website at www.ncpublicschools.org/effectiveness-model.