IFLTA offers numerous awards that recognize contributions and support to world language teaching and learning.
Recipients are honored every year at the IFLTA Annual Fall Conference in the Global and Multil-IN-gual Celebration of Success Gala.
We celebrate the accomplishments of our world language community with these awards:
I am THE NEXT World Language Teacher/Interpreter/Leader
I am a Pol-IN-Glot
Multilingual Golden Ribbon for Exemplary World Language School District
Distinguished World Language Advocate
Walter Bartz World Language Administrator
Inclusive Global Citizens Workforce Award for a Multinational Company or Organization
William Hatfield Distinguished Lifetime World Language Career
Mary Carr Distinguished World Language Service and Leadership
Plural Voices Award for Outstanding Language Department
Wide World Award for Distinguished Dual-Language Immersion Program
Exceptional World Language Event/Program/Group
Tom Alsop Distinguished World Language Publication/Research
The nomination deadline for the 2022 conference is October 15, 2022. Award recipients will be notified in early October.
Nominations and Self-nominations are accepted.
Nominators must submit a dossier that supports the nomination.
Nominees should live, work, study or be located in the state of Indiana.
Nominee's personal information must be collected by the nominator.
Nominator needs to submit the nominee's curriculum vitae (max 15 pages).
Nominator needs to submit no more than 5 Letters of Support (e.g. students, teachers, supervisor, co-worker, principal, superintendent, school board member, parents, community member, etc.)
Nominator may submit additional material (e.g. website, newspaper articles, videos, pictures, podcasts, web links) to support the nomination (no more than 10 pages/items).
Nominator and Nominee will receive notification of the award and invitation to the award ceremony that will take place during the IFLTA Conference in November in Indianapolis.
Please direct all questions to:
Senior Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator
Department of Spanish and Portuguese