RIFLA 2020 Fall Conference

  • 26 Sep 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Rhode Island College, Gaige Hall, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908

Registration

  • Special registration category for administrators, policymakers, and parent leaders invited by RIFLA members. Please contact riflainfo@gmail.com for registration code.
  • The fee for exhibiting on site is $100 per six foot table. In order for your business name to be included in the conference mailings, you should make a reservation prior to August 1st. All exhibitors are required to submit a RI Vendor License with registration.
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Register

ANNOUNCING

RHODE ISLAND FOREIGN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION

 2020 FALL CONFERENCE 

Connecting Communities Through Languages

Saturday, September 26, 2020

8:00 AM-2:30 PM

with a Post-Conference Workshop 3:00-6:00 PM

Hosted by

Rhode Island College

600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908

Keynote Speaker:

Jessica Haxhi

ACTFL President-Elect

Supervisor of World Languages for New Haven Public Schools


Jessica Haxhi is the Supervisor of World Languages for New Haven Public Schools, a mid-size urban district with 90 world language teachers and six languages taught.  Previously, she spent 20 years teaching Japanese in an elementary magnet school in Waterbury, CT. She has been teaching world language methods courses at Southern Connecticut State University for 15 years. Jessica has served on the Board of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) and has been President of the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT) and Co-President of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ).  She worked with CT COLT to advocate for Seal of Biliteracy and served on the the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements Revision Committee Jessica is ACTFL President-Elect for 2021.


CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Due June 15, 2020

Submit a Proposal: bit.ly/rifla2020present

Register here as a Sponsor/Exhibitor 

Join us also for our Post-Conference Workshop on Intercultural Communicative Competence on Saturday, September 26, 2020 following the conference from 3-6 PM with Jessica Haxhi. We are fortunate to have Jessica join us. Don't miss this unique opportunity! Register for both events with one click on the Fall Conference registration page!

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Tentative Conference Agenda

8:00-8:30 am Registration, Exhibits, & Coffee 

8:30-9:20 am Opening Session: 

Welcoming Remarks and Keynote

9:30-10:30 am Concurrent Sessions I

10:30-11:00 am Exhibits and Networking


11:00- 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions II


12:00-1:20 pm Exhibits and Networking Lunch 


1:20-2:20 pm Concurrent Sessions III


2:30-2:45 pm Distribution of Certificate of Attendance*



3:00-6:00 pm Optional Post-Conference Workshop with Jessica Haxhi



*6.5 hours of PLUs will be awarded to all participants at the end of the conference. There will be no partial hours distributed.

Members of other state language organizations are welcome to attend at the member rate. Please contact RIFLA for a special registration code.

**Organizations/Departments that wish to register and pay for multiple individual registrations may now do so online! To register multiple attendees, return to the event registration page after confirming each registration but before paying. 

***If you prefer to pay by mail, please mail a check along with your name, organization, address, phone number, and email to RIFLA 2020 Fall Conference, PO Box 200, Peace Dale, RI 02883.

Unfortunately, we cannot issue refunds.

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