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2019 TFLTA Annual Conference
Saturday, November 9 • 1:35pm - 2:25pm
"Help! My WL Program is Disappearing!"---A Call for Immediate Action

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ACTFL's Core Principals cannot be implemented if there are no WL classrooms. Recent published research studies (Foreign Language Annals, Modern Language Journal) and popular media (USA Today, The Chronicle of Higher Education) have documented the shocking decline in K-16 WL enrollments and the continuing demise of WL Teacher Preparation programs across the U.S. This session will present the facts and stats about this phenomenon and challenge session participants to discuss what CAN be done to address this critical situation impacting all levels of WL Education.

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Pattie Davis-Wiley

Professor, WL/ESL ED, The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Dr. Davis-Wiley is a Professor of WL and ESL Education at The University of Tennessee where she works with MS and PhD students in WL and ESL ED and teaches classes in Methods and Research in these two fields. Her research interests include the impact of WL study on academic success... Read More →



Saturday November 9, 2019 1:35pm - 2:25pm
Appaloosa

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