REGISTER FOR THE FALL CONFERENCE:
WVFLTA Fall Conference will be October 16-17th, 2015
From Theory to Practice: Crossing the Bridge from Standards to Performance
Our keynote speaker will be Alyssa Villareal, who serves as the World Language Advisor for Shelby County Schools in Tennessee.
Directions From Charleston:
Travel 9 miles west toward Huntington on Interstate 64. Take exit 50 (Institute exit). Turn left at the stop sign, onto US Highway 25. Continue past the campus until you get to Washington Avenue. Turn right on Washington Avenue. Follow the signs to parking lots L and M. Parking is free. Our conference will be in Wilson Student Union – Bldg 5, on the map.
Directions From Huntington:
Travel 40 miles east toward Charleston on Interstate 64. Get off the Interstate at exit 50 (Institute exit). Turn left at the stop sign, onto US 25. Continue past the campus until you get to Washington Avenue. Turn right on Washington Avenue. Follow the signs to parking lots L and M. Parking is free and passes will be distributed at registration to put in the dash of your car. Our conference will be in Wilson Student Union – Bldg 5, on the map.
A block of 20 rooms (10 single/10 double) have been reserved for us at the Holiday Inn West (400 Second Ave. South Charleston, 25303). To make a reservation, call (304) 744-4641. Be sure to tell them you will be with WVFLTA to receive the group rate. This hotel is about 10 minutes from the campus.
Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Recipients of the WVFLTA Cultural Mini Grants and to all the students who are benefiting from these experiences!
We are looking forward to the presentations of these experiences at our 2015 WVFLTA conference October 16 & 17 at WV State near Charleston, WV.
Spring 2015 Recipients:
$300 Bill Denham, Diego River art display at Riverside High School Fall 2015
$300 Shirlene Groseclose, Marlington Middle School Spanish Honors Society Dinner at El Gran Sabor
$300 Leah Devine, Pickens School, lunch at El Gran Sabor and “Back to School Night” Activities, Presentation, and Venezuelan Refreshments in August.
$300 Karin Rentas Colol, Burke Street Elementary and Eagle School Intermediate CHISPA Spanish festival day
$100 Michelle Leversee, Morgantown High School, La Semana de Español – Spanish Immersion Week
Fall 2014 Recipients:
$200 Ivette Pugh, Preston HS, Slackline
$300 Leigh Ann Pierson, Eastwood Elementary, Morgantown, school wide language fair
$300 Jessie Roberts, Ennio Concert Field Trip
$300 Blanca Skaggs, Grafton HS Pronunciation Workshop and Cultural Tongue Twisters
$300 Carolyn Cheriyan, Taylor Co. MS, Cultural Food & Dance of Venezuela, Chile, & Ecuador
$300 Ashley Stephens, Hamlin, Duval, & Guyan Valley HS End of year lunch and Mariachi Band