Leading

IN LANGUAGES

Welcome

 

Thank you for visiting the Texas Association of Language Supervision online! We hope that our website serves as a resource to you and is able to connect you with other LOTE leaders around the state.

 

Please feel free to read more about our organization on this site, or meet us at the annual TFLA Fall Conference in October!

Mission

 

The purpose of our Association is to promote and improve the study and teaching of languages, including literatures and cultures, by providing its members with research-based educational and professional support; by encouraging and enhancing leadership roles; and by collaborating with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and professional organizations at area, state, regional, and national levels.

Leadership

 

Our organization is driven by exceptional LOTE leaders around the state of Texas.  Please consider joining our team!

Annual Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each year TALS organizes and hosts a 1.5 Day Conference (TeCCL) specifically for supervisors or leaders of language programs in TEexas.

Additionally, in the Spring, TALS organizes a 1-day Workshop "By TALS for TALS" where members come together to learn and collaborate on common tasks.

Texas TALS Leading in Languages

Debbie Callihan-Dingle

President of the National Association of District Supervisor of Foreign Languages

Martha Vasquez

President of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese

Marie Douglass

Immediate Past President of the Texas Association of Foreign Languages

Marita Cleaver

President of the Texas Association of Language Supervision

Cecilia Lara

President of the Houston Area Teachers of Foreign Languages

Melissa Vargas

Vice President of the Houston Area Teachers of Foreign Languages

Treasurer of the Texas Associaiton of Langauge Supervisors

Annie Rivera

President Elect of the Texas Association of Language Supervision

Erin Aucoin-Barbier

President Elect of the Texas Association of Foreign Languages

Meredith G. Clark

Director of Public Outreach & Advocacy for the Texas Association of Foreign Languages

Diana F. Sullivan

2nd Vice President of the Houston Area Teachers of Foreign Languages

Secretary for the Texas Association of Foreign Languages

Michelle Salas

Director of Finance of the Texas Association of Foreign Languages

Enid Sierra

Secretary of the Texas Association of Language Supervision

TALS Award Winners

Martha Vasquez, San Antonio ISD

2018 TFLA Administrator of the Year

Jennifer Klaus, Cypress Fairbanks ISD

2017 TFLA Administrator of the Year

Greta Lundgaard, Retired Plano ISD

2014 NADSFL Supervisor of the Year

Stephany Sipes, Plano ISD

2017-2018 TALS LILL Cohort 2 Emerging Leader

Cecilia Lara, Katy ISD

2019 TFLA Administrator of the Year

Diana Sullivan, Spring ISD

2019-2020 TALS LILL Cohort 3 Emerging Leader

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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