Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Texas Foreign Language Association is to advance the study of languages other than English and their literatures and cultures through dissemination and publication of information and data; recognition of excellence in study and teaching; encouragement of program development and best teaching practices, including instructional technology; promotion of state organizations; and cooperation with regional, national, and international organizations also dedicated to the advancement of the study of languages other than English.
Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA)
- was founded in 1953
- is a non-profit organization
- is a member organization of the
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
- Southwest Conference On Language Teaching (SWCOLT)
- Joint National Committee for Languages/National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL/NCLIS)
The purpose of this organization shall be the advancement of the study of modern and classical languages and their literatures and cultures at all levels of instruction:
- by disseminating and publicizing information, data, and materials which promote, develop, and enhance the study and teaching of languages together with their literatures and cultures;
- by recognizing and publicizing excellence in second language study and teaching;
- by encouraging the development of outstanding foreign language programs;
- by promoting the work and interest of state foreign language organizations;
- by cooperating with regional, national, and international organizations whose purposes are compatible with those of TFLA.