ASD to offer Seal of Biliteracy on diplomas

Anchorage School District News Release, April 11, 2016: District to offer Seal of Biliteracy on high school diplomas Seal will recognize highly proficient students who study a world language or whose second language is English Beginning with the Class of 2016, the Anchorage School District will offer graduating seniors a Seal of Biliteracy to recognize … More ASD to offer Seal of Biliteracy on diplomas

Report from 2016 State Russian Olympiada

  Russian Cultural Day and Olympiada held at ASD Education Center by Anna Walker, Russian Immersion, Turnagain Elementary On March 4, the Alaskan State Olympiada of Russian Spoken Language and Russian Cultural Day were held at the Education Center. The event was organized by four Russian Language teachers: Anna Walker (Turnagain Elementary), Michele Whaley (West … More Report from 2016 State Russian Olympiada

Training for Japanese teachers in Anchorage

The Anchorage area elementary, middle, high school and university Japanese teachers’ association was treated to an incredible Student Engagement one-day workshop presented by Mr. Yo Azama on Saturday February 13. Mr. Azama, the 2012 ACTFL teacher of the year, expertly presented on both student engagement and student preparation for the 21st century. Mr. Azama began … More Training for Japanese teachers in Anchorage

State Declamation 2016

About 485 students from across Alaska recently demonstrated their skills in the Alaska State Activities Association’s World Language Declamation Competition. Students studying another language compete in recitation of poetry, speak spontaneously in solo or team events, and show off culture trivia knowledge in the languages of study. Students competed in six different languages: Chinese, French, … More State Declamation 2016

2015 Treasurer’s Report

AFLA strives to be 100 percent transparent with its members! To view the 2015 Treasurer’s Report, please click here. To read notes from the treasurer about the 2015 report, please click here! Thank you to our treasurer, Karen Cafmeyer, for being the voice of fiscal reason, for keeping incredibly thorough records, and for relentlessly pursuing budgetary issues … More 2015 Treasurer’s Report