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Sarah Jourdain, Ph.D.

Co-editor, 2022–2023

TinaMarie Friscia

Co-editor, 2022–2023

Current issue:

Fall/Winter 2022, Volume 71 No. 2

    • Welcome from the Executive Director of NYSAFLT – Michael T. Mitchell 
    • Moving the World Language Department Toward Proficiency – Dr. Elcie Douce 
    • Addressing Equity and Career Demands Through World Language Programs – Marie J. Campanaro and Barbara Patterson 
    • Wanted: World Language and ENL Teacher Recruitment and Retention Specialists – Dr. Elvira Morse 
    • Language Advocacy — Strongly Rooted in Values and Growing in Impact – Kathleen Stein-Smith 
    • Using the 5 E’s to Investigate and Reflect on Culture with a Little “c” – Victoria Gilbert 
    • Going with the Technology Flow in the Age of COVID – Leslie Marino 
    • Relaxation for Teachers: Finding Life-Work Balance – Susan Torres
    • Lessons Learned: Pandemic Strategies for Teaching Language – Adelia Williams and Geraldine O’Neill

Call for Papers:

The Language Association Journal is the official peer-reviewed journal of the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT). The audience for this journal includes world language educators at all levels, teacher educators, administrators, and others who are interested in world language education. To address the diverse interests, focuses, and needs of this audience, each issue of the Language Association Journal allows for three submission types—scholarly articles, reports, and teacher-to-teacher articles—across multiple categories that are organized by key words. The Language Association Journal is published two times per year.

Submission Deadlines:

  • February 1
  • September 1


Diane Tyminski

Editor, 2019–2024

Current issue:

March 2023

Archived versions of this publication are available by clicking here.

Submission deadlines:

  • February 1 (March Newsletter)
  • May 1 (June Newsletter)
  • August 1 (September Newsletter)
  • November 1 (December Newsletter)

NYSAFLT News – The Newsletter of the Association, published four times per year, informs members of the activities and accomplishments of their colleagues throughout the State. Notices of events, tips for instruction, and news items provide necessary updates for teachers. Send all articles and information to address listed above.