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University of West Georgia, Foreign Languages & Literatures Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118 Phone: (678) 839-5966 * Fax: (678) 839-5276
Rhonda Wells DeKalb County School System Instruction, Bldg. B, 3770 N. Decatur Rd., Decatur, GA 30032 Phone: 678-676-0227
Vice President for Advocacy
Amye Sukapdjo Independent Consultant Gainesville, GA
Vice President for Language Contests
Jamie Patterson World Language Program Specialist, Fulton County Schools Fulton County Schools Administrative Center 786 Cleveland Avenue SW, Atlanta GA 30315
Immediate Past President
Joe Frank Uriz Parsons Elementary School
Pat McCoy Wesleyan School 5405 Spalding Drive, Norcross, GA 30092
Treasurer / Administrator
Mary Ellen Foye P.O. Box 734, Griffin, GA 30224 Phone: (c) (770) 468-3396
Djaouida Bensaadoun Amana Academy, Fulton County Charter School
Tavane Moore Renaissance MS, Fulton County
Tammy Garces Heard County High School
Horst Kurz Georgia Southern University, Foreign Languages
Editor(s) The Flag Journal
Joy Lynn Tynes Cobb Central Office 3295 South Atlanta Road, Smyrna, GA 30080
Brandi Meeks Starr's Mill High School 193 Panther Path, Fayetteville, GA 30215 Phone: (770) 486-2710 * Fax: (770) 486-2716
April 20, 2021 Schatz, Murkowski Reintroduce Bill To Extend Key Deadlines For 2020 Census, Ensure Accurate Count
April 21, 2021 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Grant to Support America’s Languages
April 15, 2021.Now Accepting Nominations: The J. David Edwards Power of Advocacy 2022
April 9, 2021President Releases FY22 “Skinny” Budget: A Look at K-12, Higher Ed, Career and Technical Education, Take Action to Help Secure Funding for World Language Grants Program, & U.S. Department of Education Announces More Biden-Harris Appointees
April 2, 2021 What it Means to Teach for "Equity" not "Equality", Legislation Supports Native Language Programs, & Help Inform the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: COVID-19 & Language Access Issues
March 26, 2021 West Virginia Establishes 42nd State Seal of Biliteracy Program, Legislation Expands 529 Savings to Include Professional Certifications, & Equity in Rescue Funding
March 18, 2021 Last week, West Virginia established the state Seal of Biliteracy, joining 41 other states and the Washington D.C. with approved statewide Seal of Biliteracy.
March 12, 2021 Representative Brownley (D-CA-26) and Senator Schatz (D-HI) announced the reintroduction of the Biliteracy Education Seal and Teaching (BEST) Act.
March 5, 2021 The World Language Advancement and Readiness Grants Program is now accepting applications! The deadline to apply is May 7, 2021. This program defines a new and essential pathway for the growth of programs that empower students to become multilingual, globally prepared citizens. Your dedication and advocacy efforts over the past several years helped make this program a reality!
Language Associations and Resource Centers
ACTFL American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
CASIE Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education