2015 FLANC Fall Conference (October 23 - 24, 2015, in Durham, NC)


Below are the materials (PowerPoints, activities, handouts, etc.) from the sessions and workshops sponsored or led by NCDPI. Please click on the highlighted links and download the documents from Google docs.


For complete conference information, go to FLANC's website at www.flanc.org.





ASW Process Update
Round 1 (9:30-10:20AM on Friday) - Royal A
Ann Marie Gunter & Jennifer DeNeal, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

The Analysis of Student Work (ASW) Process is the way that World Language teachers link the measurement of student growth to teacher effectiveness for Standard 6 of the NC Educator Evaluation System (NCEES). This session will provide an update on the first year of implementation for the ASW Process and look ahead to the second year of implementation and beyond.

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Making the Case for Proficiency-Based K-12 Programming in Your School or District
Round 5 (4:00-4:50PM on Friday) - Royal A
Leslie Baldwin, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools & Ann Marie Gunter, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

In September 2011, the North Carolina State Board of Education formed a Task Force on Global Education to assess the state's effort to produce globally engaged graduates. One recommendation was the creation of criteria and a process for the Global Ready Schools and District Designations and were approved by the State Board in 2015.One of the 10 rubric Attributes addresses K-12 world language opportunities for all as a component of the designations. This session will focus on how the rubric can inform your strategic plan and program development.


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DPI Update
Round 7 (9:30-10:20AM on Saturday) - Sandhills
Ann Marie Gunter & Helga Fasciano, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

This NC Department of Public Instruction information session will focus on state policies, national and international initiatives, and projects and resources that support the World Language Essential Standards and the various programs across the state.


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Let Your Voice Be Heard!
Round 8 (10:50-11:40AM on Saturday) - Sandhills
Leslie Baldwin, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools & Helga Fasciano, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Advocating for world languages is vital for the maintenance and growth of our programs. One role of a world language educator is to show others the value of language learning and be a voice for the profession. Participants will learn easy, practical ways to advocate for their programs at the local, state, and national levels. If you are frustrated by lack of community understanding and support, or by policies and legislation that affect you, this session is for you!


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World Language Curriculum Leaders (WLCL) Meeting at FLANC Conference

11:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Piedmont


A World Language Curriculum Leaders Meeting will be held during the FLANC Conference. This meeting is designed for K-12 district and charter language coordinators and educators from independent schools who serve in that role. Participants will be discussing professional development needs and plans for the future.

This 1-hour blended meeting will be on Saturday, October 24, from 11:40 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Participants planning to attend the FLANC Conference will meet face-to-face at the FLANC Conference site in Durham in the Piedmont room, and those who will be joining the meeting virtually can do so by registering for the GoToWebinar version (Please submit the registration form at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/440868248069632514 by noon on Friday, October 23).


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Workshop F - All About Timelapse Artifacts: ASW Workshop
Saturday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Royal B
Ann Marie Gunter, NCDPI & Liliana Jordanov, Guilford County Schools

The Analysis of Student Work (ASW) process is the way that World Language teachers link the measurement of student growth to teacher effectiveness for Standard 6 of the NC Educator Evaluation System (NCEES). This workshop will provide an opportunity to explore examples of Timelapse Artifacts and discuss how to capture two points in time, write narrative context, and analyze materials from a reviewer perspective.


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Workshop G - Global Educator Digital Badge (GEDB) for Teachers Workshop

Saturday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Bull Durham B
Helga Fasciano, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; Julie Kinnaird, World View; Julie McGaha, The Center for International Understanding & Julie Keane, VIF International Education

This workshop is focused on providing information regarding the Global Educator Digital Badge (GEDB) policy and process for attaining the badge. Several North Carolina global education partners will share resources and strategies to help current and prospective GEDB teacher candidates integrate global perspectives while teaching their Standard Course of Study. These partners will also lead teachers in activities that have proved effective in assisting teachers to embed global education practices in their instruction.


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