Thank you for visiting our web page. IWLA is the professional development organization for world language educators in Iowa and we are proud to represent you, your learners, and their families in our work.
Save the date for our Fall 2017 Conference!Click on the graphic above or here to get more information about the conference and our keynote speaker.
License Renewal Credit will again be available for interested conference attendees in 2017!
Want to get more involved?
*Submit a proposal for the 2017 Conference. Priority deadline is August 15th!
*Nominate a colleague for an award before April 30th.
*Apply for a 2017 IWLA grant before April 30th.
For additional professional development opportunities, here are a few suggestions:
*Visit the IWLA Pinterest board with session materials from #IWLA16 and past conferences.
*Join us in congratulating our 2016 Award and Grant winners!
*Follow IWLA on Facebook or Twitter for ongoing updates & share your blog posts, travel photos, and news with us there!
*Review #langchat Twitter transcripts for ideas or catch up on your favorite language blogs
If you are looking for the Job postings, they are now under the Resources menu, and recent additions are included in the Blog posts on the right-hand side of this page.
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Your 2016-17 IWLA Executive Board
Pictured (from left to right): Elizabeth Dentlinger (Vice President), Stacy Amling (Treasurer), Jason Noble (President), Christine McCormick (Interim Advocacy Chairperson), Carrie Morris (Secretary), Linda Quinn Allen (Past President/2017 Conference Chairperson), and Pam Wesely (President-Elect).
The Executive Board members will continue their work on behalf of Iowa world language teachers, advocating for world languages and collaborating with the Iowa Department of Education to move forward with model competencies, organized by proficiency level, for our state. We are also pursuing the Seal of Biliteracy in Iowa. More information available soon.