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Applications Now Open For 2019 TFLA Awards!

TFLA Awards

TFLA is passionate about honoring excellence in world language education. A variety of awards are offered to recognize language educators, administrators, and friends of the profession. Below you will find more information about the awards and how to nominate someone you know.

Please ​note:

If you want to nominate someone for any of the awards listed below, you must be a current TFLA member. 
​Please check your membership at MyTFLA. You cannot nominate yourself or a close family member.

Extended Deadline: All Awards nominations and documentation are due by July 15th, 2020.

Nomination Form For All Awards



Excellence in Teaching Awards
(candidates for TFLA Teacher of  the Year)
 
​(for current TFLA members only)

Each year the Texas Foreign Language Association recognizes world language teachers for their Excellence in Teaching in the different languages. Teachers will not necessarily be selected by level, i. e., elementary, secondary, post-secondary, but rather on the criteria listed below.
The awards for Excellence in Teaching are presented at the Fall Conference (annual conference).

If you wish to nominate one of your TFLA colleagues for this honor, please complete the nomination form.

Deadline to submit a nomination: July 15
Deadline to submit nomination packet: July 15.

Note that the additional nomination requirements need to be sent in the form of a SINGLE PDF FILE NO LATER THAN JULY 15 via email to nominations@tfla.info.
​​​Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered.
For more information please contact pastpresident@tfla.info

Administrator of the Year

The TFLA Administrator of the Year Award is given to school administrators who have distinguished themselves through their support of the foreign language program in their schools. A committee will select the recipient, and the award will be presented at the TFLA Fall Conference. Please consider superintendents, principals (K-12), deans, presidents (college/university), elementary/secondary campus and central office administrators ​who deserve our recognition​.
Deadline to submit a nomination: July 15
Deadline to submit nomination packet: July 15.

Note that the additional nomination requirements need to be sent in the form of a SINGLE PDF FILE NO LATER THAN JULY 15 via email to nominations@tfla.info.

​​​Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered


Friend of the Profession

The Friend of the Profession Award is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their support of foreign language education. The TFLA Board will select the recipient, and the award will be presented at the TFLA Fall Conference. ​ Please consider business people and community members who deserve our recognition.
Deadline to submit a nomination: July 15
Deadline to submit nomination packet: July 15.

Note that the additional nomination requirements need to be sent in the form of a SINGLE PDF FILE NO LATER THAN JULY 15 via email to nominations@tfla.info.

​​​Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered


Honorary Lifetime Member 
​(for current TFLA members only)

Honorary Lifetime memberships are awarded to Texas Foreign Language Association members who have made significant contributions to TFLA, to the language teaching profession, and to the wider language community. Honorary Lifetime members can be nominated by any TFLA member. The Honorary Lifetime member is selected by the TFLA Board of Directors.​
Deadline to submit a nomination: June 1
Deadline to submit nomination packet: June 15.

Note that the additional nomination requirements need to be sent in the form of a SINGLE PDF FILE NO LATER THAN JUNE 15 via email to nominations@tfla.info.
​​​Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered


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