Upcoming Events

September 18 Meeting has been postponed

Dear WATJ members- Most of you are already aware that while Seattle Education Association (SEA) is fighting for their right, for their students, and for their schools, Seattle schools are not available to use for our meeting. Under the current circumstances we might have to either find alternate location or reschedule the meeting.  WATJ executive… 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 »

The 2015 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT; Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken)

The 2015 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT; Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken) will be offered at University of Washington on Sunday, December 6. Registration is open until September 25.   For American learners of Japanese, the JLPT offers a way to test language skills and evidence of achievement that is comparable with other Japanese learners around the country and… 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. http://tadoku.org/seminar/2015/08/04/2281 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 »

Register ACTFL 2015 today!

Dear AATJ member: We hope you will be joining us at the 2015 AATJ Fall Conference, in conjunction with the annual Convention and Expo of ACTFL (the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). The conference will be held in San Diego on November 20-22. ACTFL is a great chance to learn about the… Read more »

UW STARTALK Teacher Program special workshop with Lynn Johnston.

https://depts.washington.edu/startalk/teacherworkshops.php Dear WAFLT Members, It’s almost July. Surely you’re tired of vacation by now and ready for an exciting world language workshop!Please join Bridget Yaden and me at the UW STARTALK Teacher Program special workshop with Lynn Johnston.https://depts.washington.edu/startalk/teacherworkshops.phpWorkshop: TPEP (Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project) and World Languagespresented by Lynn JohnstonWednesday July 15, 2015 1:00 –… Read more »