Promoting and Encouraging the Teaching and Study of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures in the Rhode Island area.


Upcoming events

23 Apr 2019 3:00 PM • Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903
09 May 2019 5:00 PM • The Rhode Island Yacht Club, 1 Ocean Ave, Cranston, RI 02905
26 Jun 2019 8:00 AM • Stonington High School, Stonington, CT


RIFLA 2019 Awards


Teacher of the Year

Matilde Relvas

International School


Student of the Year

Victoria Mueller

Barrington High School

Teachers: Lisa DiPaola and Janet Brock


Norma Garnett Advocacy Award

Evelyn Cosme Jones


Novice Teacher of the Year

Jaime Baccari

Mt Pleasant High School


Mary L Borra Excellence Award

Marie-France Nothnagle and Mary Hartley

Exeter-West Greenwich High School


College Study Stipend

Anthony Diebold

Professor: Chiara Farangola

Rhode Island College


John O. Pastore Teacher Study Stipend

Kayla Butts

Mt Hope High School


Elementary/Middle School Poster Contest

K-4:  Aubrey Campbell

Teacher:  Lois Gendreau

Richmond Elementary School


5-8: Jane Kennedy

Teacher: Michaela Onosko

Jamestown Elementary School



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Save the date!

RIFLA May Dinner

Celebrating 50 years of RIFLA!

Thursday May 9, 2019

RI Yacht Club, Cranston


Here are the 2019 official updates on the 2021 RIDE Council Designated Seal of Biliteracy pathway for your district!

RIFLA has provided FAQ's for your current and future implementation here(coming soon)

Save the dates!

3rd Annual Summer Proficiency Institute

Greg Duncan, Presenter

June 26-27, 2019, Stonington, CT

2019 Fall Conference

Keynote Laura Terrell

Saturday October 5th, 2019 8-3:30pm, Smithfield HS

Pre-conference workshop Friday Oct 4th, 4-7pm




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