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Professional Learning

NYSED-ACTFL Virtual Learning Workshops 

The Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL) at the New York State Education Department (NYSED) is proud to present a free series of three Virtual Learning Workshops aligned to the proposed revisions to the NYS Languages Other Than English Standards for world language educators working at schools within New York State.  Click here for more information and to register for the first workshop in the series.


2020 NYSAFLT Annual Conference

The New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT) will host their 2020 Annual Conference online this year from October 17th-24th.  The conference theme is "Looking to the Future:  Recruitment, Leadership, and Advocacy for World Languages".  Chaired by Sally Barnes from Croton-Harmon UFSD, this year's conference will welcome Keynote speaker Rebecca Aubrey, the 2019 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year.  For more information on this year's conference and to register, please visit the NYSAFLT Annual Conference website.


Classical Association of the Empire State (CAES) Institute

57th Annual CAES Institute will be held virtually on Friday October 23rd, 2020, at a Zoom screen near you! Please use this link to register.  For more information, please visit


Free online working on Curating Authentic Resources by Leslie Grahn

Curating Authentic Resources for the World Language Classroom by Leslie Grahn (free, online workshop) - November 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.