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    • 09 Apr 2020
    • Virtual - Twitter, Facebook, Email
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    1st ever VIRTUAL

    MULTILINGUAL DAY OF ADVOCACY

    for a #MultilingualRI 

    We are moving the event online --

    same day: Thursday, April, 2020!

    You can still do all this virtually:

    - Advocate for legislation to support language education 

    - Showcase your multilingual education program and recruit personnel

    - Network virtually with policymakers and community members

    - Learn about exciting multilingual happenings in RI!

    Register as an Advocate now to let us know you will participate

    and to stay updated! (It's free)

    Moved Online


    **If these times do not work for you, please post anytime during the day!**

    FOR A # MultilingualRI 

    For students, parents, community members, business leaders, educators, government leaders, and any advocates with a strong interest in multilingual education.

    Register to let us know you will participate and to stay updated!


    Organized by the Coalition for a Multilingual RI

    rilanguage@gmail.com


    • 24 Jun 2020
    • 25 Jun 2020
    • Stonington High School
    Register

    Continue your path to proficiency in 2020 with RIFLA and CTCOLT!!


    Teach for Proficiency Summer Institute with Greg Duncan is returning!!

    Save the dates

    June 24th and 25th, 2020!

    Stonington High School, Stonington CT


    Early Bird Registration before 5/15/2020

    Current RIFLA Members: $165

    Non Members: $195

    Need Lodging?  http://bit.ly/SPILodging discount code CTCOLT

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

    • 26 Sep 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908
    Register

    Pre-Conference Workshop: Intercultural Communicative Competence

    with 


    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. 

Past events

29 Feb 2020 RIFLA Winter Workshop 2020
03 Dec 2019 Webinar- RI Seal of Biliteracy Overview
26 Oct 2019 Encontro de Professores de Português
05 Oct 2019 2019 Participant Registration RIFLA Pre and Fall Conference
05 Oct 2019 2019 Sponsor/Exhibitor/Presenter Registration RIFLA Fall Conference
26 Jun 2019 Summer 2019 Teaching for Proficiency Institute
09 May 2019 Celebrating 50 years of RIFLA!
23 Apr 2019 Multilingual Education Advocacy Day
29 Mar 2019 Seal of Biliteracy Orientation for Teachers
09 Mar 2019 RIFLA Winter Workshop
06 Dec 2018 RIFLA Advocacy Committee & Collaborators Meeting (Open to All)
08 Nov 2018 RIFLA Advocacy Committee & Collaborators Meeting (Open to All)
13 Oct 2018 RIFLA 2018 Fall Conference
21 Jun 2018 Summer 2018 Teaching for Proficiency Institute
03 May 2018 RIFLA Spring Dinner and Annual Member Meeting
24 Mar 2018 RIFLA Spring "unConference"
17 Oct 2017 Strengthen Your Core...Practices! RI/CTLILL Practitioner's Corner Online PD Series
14 Oct 2017 RIFLA 2017 Fall Conference
13 Oct 2017 Pre-Conference Workshop: Attending to the Needs of Heritage Language Learners in Mixed Classrooms
26 Jun 2017 Summer 2017 Proficiency Institute
04 May 2017 RIFLA Spring Dinner Meeting
01 Apr 2017 RIFLA Spring "unConference"
01 Dec 2016 RIFLA 2016-2017 World Language Proficiency Institutes
01 Oct 2016 RIFLA 2016 Fall Conference
28 Apr 2016 RIFLA Spring Dinner Meeting
02 Apr 2016 RIFLA 2016 Spring Workshop (2nd in Series): Designing a Standards-Based Unit
30 Jan 2016 RIFLA 2016 Winter Workshop (1st in Series): Designing an Integrated Performance Assessment
01 Dec 2015 RIFLA 2015-2016 World Language Proficiency Institutes
26 Sep 2015 RIFLA 2015 Fall Conference
08 May 2015 RIFLA Spring Dinner Meeting
28 Mar 2015 RIFLA 2015 Spring Workshop:
15 Mar 2015 French Film Festival at Salve Regina
24 Feb 2015 Tournées French Film Festival at URI
01 Dec 2014 RIFLA 2014-2015 World Language Proficiency Institutes
14 Nov 2014 RIFLA Fall Social Networking Event
04 Oct 2014 RIFLA 2014 Fall Conference
13 Sep 2014 Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) and the Second Language Classroom
12 Jun 2014 RIFLA Fall Conference Call for Presenters
04 Jun 2014 Southern RI Early Language Learning/Immersion Task Force Initial Meeting
08 May 2014 RIFLA Spring Dinner Meeting
12 Apr 2014 RIFLA Spring Workshop 2014: Yes, You CAN!
01 Nov 2013 RIFLA 2013-2014 World Language Proficiency Institutes
05 Oct 2013 RIFLA Fall Conference
15 Jul 2013 Register by May 31, Save $100 - Developing Classroom Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages at CARLA
11 Jul 2013 AATF Annual Convention 2013 - Destination Providence!
01 Jul 2013 RIFLA Fall Conference Call for Sessions
25 Jun 2013 FREE Teaching Methodologies & the Art of Teaching Workshop for teachers of Spanish at Brown University
15 May 2013 Cuban Film Series at Hera Gallery
08 May 2013 ACTFL Webinar: Purposeful Lesson-Planning
02 May 2013 RIFLA Spring Dinner Meeting
17 Apr 2013 ACTFL Webinar: Content-Rich Units of Instruction
16 Apr 2013 NECTFL Webinar: "Student Empowerment: Exemplary Practices to Support Student Achievement!"
07 Apr 2013 National Chinese Language Conference: Engage the Future
06 Apr 2013 RIFLA Spring Workshop 2013 "Bringing the Buzz..."
04 Apr 2013 NECTFL Webinar: Supporting Professionals: Leadership through Research, Resources, and Relationships!
02 Apr 2013 RIFLA Advocacy Committee Meeting
21 Mar 2013 National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL) Webinar
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