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Florida Foreign

Language Association

About Us

The Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the study and teaching of languages and cultures. Membership is open to educators of all levels (K-20) and all languages. FFLA is an affiliate of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its member organizations include the Florida Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (FAATSP), the Florida chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF-FL), the Florida Association of Teachers of German (FATG), the Classical Association of Florida (CAF), the Florida Chinese Teachers Association (FCTA), the Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ), the Florida American Sign Language Teacher Asociation (FASLTA), the Florida Foreign Language Instructors in Community Colleges (FFLICC) and the Foreign Language Association for Managers in Education (FLAME).

FFLA's annual state conference is held every October and affords attendees the following benefits: over 100 professional workshops; 40+ exhibitors with the latest in educational technology, textbook and other language teaching material; renowned keynote and featured speakers; networking with colleagues. 

The Members of the Founding  Board of Directors for FFLA, Inc. are:
Doris Rodriguez (in memoriam)
Beatrice Palls
María Sierra
Alejandro Avendaño
Jane Govoni

Past Presidents of FFLA

Mission Statement
FFLA: To promote and support the teaching, learning, and usage of all world languages and cultures.

Vision Statement
FFLA: Promoting multilingualism, encouraging cultural diversity, and communicating global understanding through advocacy and professional development.

Thank you to those who have stepped up to support the members and programs of the Florida Foreign Language Association. For information on who represents your region and to celebrate your achievements and those of your students, click on the Board of Directors link above to contact your representatives. Application to be Regional Director.

Find your region!
This is the new NG Sunshine State Standards document, approved by the legislature in December of 2011. Please disseminate to all staff responsible for World Language student achievement.

FFLA Constitution and Bylaws approved at the General Membership Meeting on October 20, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes:
Past years minutes may be found on the members only part of this website. Please click on Members and log in to view the documents. The next board meeting is an on-line meeting in January of 2014. The date will be announced shortly.

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