Contact Us This page lists the current members of the board (terms begin after the conference luncheon). The listing is final in that in case of resignations etc., previous office holders are no longer included. - Mailing addresses are listed only for those members who might conveivably receive such mail. Else email the respective person and ask for their postal address, or send attachments. - Note: "Client" will start a message in an email program; appropriate client setup on your end is required for this to work. "Online" will open a separate browser window with an online form. This does not require an email program on your end.
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
12 JAN: Marcy Webb, Virtual & F2F Engagement - The Elephant In The Room webinar 14 JAN: Dr. Bill Van Patten, SLA Theory In The Classroom webinar 19 JAN: Dr. Kris Aric Knisely, Trans (Im)possibilities and (In)visibilities: A Conversation About Gender in the Language Classroom webinar 21 JAN: Adrienne Riley, Backward Design & Planning webinar 28 JAN: Clarissa Adams-Fletcher, Dept. Alignment & Post-COVID Expectations webinar 2 FEB: Marisol Padilla, Experience, Persistence, & 20 Years of Reflection webinar 4 FEB: Ebony Thornton, Oral Feedback webinar 8 FEB: Ying Jin, Social Justice webinar 9 FEB: Daphne Warren, Show Yourself & Your Students Grace, "Period!" webinar 11 FEB: Dr. Stacey Margarita Johnson webinar 16 FEB: Dr. LJ Randolph, Inclusive Practices for Heritage Learners in L2 Classes 18 FEB: Dr. José Medina Jr., Translanguaging & Language Hierarchies 23 FEB: Román Czerwinski, Intentionally Mentoring & Growing Your Program 25 FEB: A.C. Quintero, Authorship & Representation 2 MAR: Dr. Vijay Ramjattan, Race, Racism, and Pronunciation 4 MAR: Bertha Delgadillo, Authentic Resources 9 MAR: Devin Evans, Support Takes On Many Forms 11 MAR: Kia London, Language Learner Literature Advisory Board, #OwnVoices 16 MAR: Nelly Noury-Ossia, Ph.D., Bilingualism As a Superpower... Hmmm... 18 MAR: Claudia Elliott, Accents & Identity 23 MAR: Elena Yoo, Redefining Teacher Role During A Pandemic: 3 C's (Cheerleader, Caretaker, Curator) 25 MAR: Komal Lakhani, Evolution of WL Teaching & Life "Balance" 1 APR: John Bracey, Grammar as a Concept 6 APR: Regina O'Neal, Incorporating Black Culture Into the WL Curriculum 8 APR: Nelann Taylor, Technology (Nuance, Personalization, Stress) 15 APR: Angela Williams, Shifting to CI and Sharing/Using Resources Deliberately 20 APR: Dr. Usree Bhattacharya, Computer Assisted Language Learning 22 APR: Greg Williams, Planning an Online Conference, Personal & Professional Life Boundaries 29 APR: T.J. Troche, Professional Organization Development 6 MAY: Dr. Lou Tolosa Casadont, Target Language Use 11 MAY: Fadi Abughoush, Interpersonal Tasks 13 MAY: Selena Ye, Singleton Survival (Hybrid/Virtual) 20 MAY: Dr. Terry Waltz, Neurodiversity in the WL Classroom 27 MAY: Wade Blevins, Teaching Cherokee & Promoting + Preserving Less Commonly Taught Languages 3 JUN: Dr. Joe Parodi-Brown, LGBTQ+ Spaces in the WL Classroom
Courageous Classrooms: Hard Conversations, Intentional Design, and Critical Reflection
See the recording of this timely webinar and related resources, addressing issues of social justice in the language classroom. SCOLT is grateful to our panelists, Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither, Dr. Stacey M. Johnson, and Dr. LJ Randolph.
Remote Places, Engaged Spaces
Watch this amazing webinar, hosted by Avant Assessment, that was held April 22, 2020. The panelists are Elena Kamenetzky, SCOLT Teacher of the Year, Chrissy Roe, Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Dr. Bobby Hobgood, SCOLT President. Thank you to Avant Assessment for this opportunity for MORE Learning!
Art, Authentic Resources, and Activity in the Spanish Classroom
One of our generous sponsors, Pearson, provided this helpful webinar April 29, 2020. While the examples are all Spanish, the concepts and strategies are applicable to any language classroom. Thank you, Pearson, for providing this session!
How to Engage Language Learners in Online Learning
Leslie Grahn, co-author of The Keys to Strategies for Language Instruction (ACTFL, 2017), shared a treasure trove of resources and strategies in this webinar, held May 5, 2020. Regardless of your teaching environment and experience, you will learn from Leslie!