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Florida Foreign

Language Association


Advocacy Chair:  Linda Markley

Advocacy Team:  ALL World Languages enthusiasts and supporters

For more information or support for advocacy of World Language Education, please email the Advocacy Committee at

This Advocacy information is intended to update our members of changes and progress of legislative processes that affect our profession and the content we teach. This past legislative session was especially pertinent for us in the field of World Languages and the following report and attachments are provided to keep  our members informed about decisions that directly impact our professional lives.

TAKE ACTION NOW: State of World Languages in Florida

Documentation on Coding Bill

Sample Letters to Send Legislators

Talking Points for Visiting Local Legislators Face-to-Face


Advocacy Report and Resources, May 2016


JNCL report updates

World Language Statistics and Support for Florida Businesses

A MUST Read for Parents and Teachers of World Language Students in Florida

Contact information for Florida

ACTFL Advocacy Resources

JNCL Advocacy Resources

JNCL Position Statement on Coding

Florida Employment Projections 2023 for World Languages


The following video presentations were created in conjunction with the FFLA 2011 Conference. Please feel free to use in support of your World Language Programs.

Language, Business and the "Halo Effect"

Toward A New Generation of Globally Aware Citizens

Success in the Global Marketplace Through Language and Intercultural Competence

Student Contest Postcards.

To see the cards, please click on the links below.

"A Door to the World" by CJ Daleiden - 3rd grade
Lake Mary Preparatory School
Teacher:  Christina Liu
"Unite the World Through Languages"
by Ally Peeples - 7th grade
Lake Mary Preparatory School
Teacher:  Alicia Occhetti-Pujol
"We Are One" by Roshni Patel
- 11th grade
Pine Crest School
Teacher:  Frank Kruger-Robbins

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