Iowa World
Language Association
Greetings from IWLA!

The Countdown is on to #IWLA16!

Are you making plans to JOIN us in Coralville?
*Mark your calendars for October 7th-8th!
Check out 2016 Conference page for information about the conference and our keynote, ACTFL Executive Director Marty Abbott.
*The draft 2016 At-a-Glance with scheduled presentations is out (though still subject to change).
*Don't forget to register and secure your hotel room!

*Interested in License Renewal or Graduate Credit for attending #IWLA16? Visit

For additional professional development opportunities, here are a few suggestions:

*Follow IWLA on Facebook or Twitter for ongoing updates & share your blog posts, travel photos, and news with us there!
*Review #langchat Twitter transcripts for ideas or catch up on your favorite language blogs
Check out the IWLA Pinterest board with session materials from past conferences.

If you are looking for the Job postings, they are now under the Resources menu, and recent additions are included in the Blog posts on the right-hand side of this page.

Want to keep up-to-date on important announcements? Make sure you're receiving our e-mails and following IWLA on Social Media.

The IWLA Executive Board is continuing their efforts to represent World Languages in Iowa.

IWLA Executive Board

Pictured (from left to right): Stacy Amling (Treasurer), Jason Noble (President-Elect), Linda Quinn Allen (President), Carrie Morris (Secretary), Kat Akers (Past President/Conference 2016 Chair), Pam Wesely (Vice President), and Loni O'Grady (Advocacy).

The Executive Board will continue their work on behalf of Iowa world language teachers, advocating for world languages and collaborating with the Iowa Department of Education to move forward with model competencies, organized by proficiency level, for our state. We are also pursuing the Seal of Biliteracy in Iowa. More information coming soon!

Upcoming events

07 Oct 2016 7:30 AM (CDT) • Coralville Marriott, 300 E. 9th St., Coralville, IA 52241
07 Oct 2016 8:00 AM (CDT) • Coralville Marriott Hotel, 300 E. 9th St., Coralville, IA 52241

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