WAFLT Fall 2015 Conference: October 8th-10th – Wenatchee Coast Hotel

WAFLT Fall 2015 Conference: October 8th-10th – Wenatchee Coast Hotel  Pre-conference workshops / Post-conference workshops / Conference hotel /  Conference meals   Call for Proposals: Fall Conference 2015 Please use this form to submit a session proposal. The deadline for session proposals has passed. If you have a question or session idea, please contact conference chair, Catherine Ousselin (  … Read more »

2016 Annual Spring Conference

The 2016 Annual Spring Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) will be held in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, March 31, 2016, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies. Proposals are invited for individual papers and panels in the following areas/categories: (1) pedagogy, (2) linguistics, (3) literature, (4) second… Read more »

September Meeting is now 9/25 4:30-7:30 @JSIS!

Dear WATJ I am happy to announce our first meeting is now *re*scheduled for Friday September 25th from 4:30-7:30 @John Stanford International School  (4057 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105)  Although we have to see the voting on Sunday!  Light snack and beverage will be provided.  We have business meeting for the first one hour and then… Read more »

September Meeting Update and etc.

Dear WATJ- 1) Please sign up WAFLT Fall Conference today and reserve the hotel before WALT group rate expires.  See the email below from Lauren. 2)  As for WATJ September meeting, we will have a meeting either Friday 25th 4:30-7:30 @JSIS OR Saturday 26th 9:00-12:00 @ Nippon Business Institute at EvCC.  You will receive confirmation email in… Read more »

2015 WAFLT Fall Conference at the Wenatchee Coast Hotel from October 8-10

Dear World Language Educators, Bienvenue à la rentrée des classes! Welcome back! My name is Catherine Ousselin and I teach French at Mount Vernon High. As the 2015 WAFLT Fall Conference Chair, I would like to invite you to participate in a powerful Professional Development experience. Please join your World Language colleagues for the 2015… Read more »

Learning session with a national expert in Dual Language Immersion Programs

Dear WAFLT members, Please join us next week for a learning session with a national expert in Dual Language Immersion Programs! We know that well-implemented dual language programs are the most effective way to close the opportunity gap for English Language Learner students. After securing $500,000 in the state budget for new and expanded dual… Read more »

Workshop on Japanese extensive reading at University of Southern California

There will be a workshop on Japanese extensive reading at University of Southern California by NPO多言語多読 who is the creator of レベル別日本語多読ライブラリー. If you are interested, please check the link below. Date:  Location:  Objective: Saturday, October 3 – Sunday, October 4, 2015 Taper Hall, University of Southern California Saturday, October 3:The participants will learn the theory and the… Read more »

the fully online graduate certificate in technology integration in the language classroom

My name is Edwige Simon, I work as a Language Technology Specialist at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I am writing to you because your leadership position with WAFLT puts you in a unique position to reach out to world language teachers in your area. As you know, language teachers are increasingly expected to use technology to create transformative… Read more »