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Members' Benefits @ TFLA
There are TFLA Executive Board positions that are up for election, or are vacant. See below for unique opportunities to serve and influence the future of our organization!
The Texas Foreign Language Association is seeking applicants for the office of President Elect. Applications will be reviewed by the Nominations Committee and a candidate will be selected for a slate for the members of TFLA to vote on, which will be presented to the membership by Sept. 25, 2020.
Qualifications to run for this office include:
Current TFLA membership
Serves/has served as a classroom teacher, instructor at a higher ed. Institution, or in a district, regional, or state role, with a focus on World Languages in Texas
Ability to attend all TFLA Board meetings and TFLA events
Fulfill a three-year commitment: one-year term as President Elect, followed by a one-year term as President, and a one-year term as Past President
Those interested should submit the application by Sept. 20, 2020.
EXECUTIVE BOARD VACANCIES
The Texas Foreign Language Association is seeking applicants for the following appointed positions:
Director of Technology
The Director of Technology should have the ability to
Attend all TFLA events, including Professional Learning, Annual Conference, and all Board meetings
Efficiently use all technology products used by TFLA
Provide technology support and troubleshooting during all TFLA events
Stay abreast of technology trends and latest products
Provide training and support for all technology applications to the Board and membership as needed
Assist Board members with their responsibilities as affected by technology (databases, membership, website, software, hardware, etc.)
The Director of Professional Learning should have the ability to
Attend all TFLA Professional Learning events, Annual Conference, and all Board meetings
Coordinate with other Board members to plan and host the TFLA Summer Institute and other professional offerings.
Coordinate the solicitation of proposals and the selection of presentations for the Annual Conference
Confer with and support the Regional Coordinators in the planning of regional Professional Learning events
Plan and host additional Professional Learning events as agreed upon by the Board
Those interested in these positions should submit the application by Sept. 20, 2020.
This year we will be joining resources for a combined Annual Conference with ACTFL, November 20-22, 2020, with pre-convention workshops on November 19th. Value-added workshops, keynote speakers and presenters will be offered, as in years past.
TFLA members receive a discounted registration fee!