Michigan World Language Association

Member Benefits

  • Participation in a network of more than 800 world language professionals
  • Opportunities for quality professional development
    • Fall Conference with more than 90 sessions and workshops
    • Spring Workshops in locations across Michigan
  • Eligibility to apply for MIWLA grants
    • Charles H. Ahnert Instructional Grant
    • Experienced Teacher Conference Attendance Grant
    • New Teacher Conference Attendance Grant
    • Pre-service and Student Teacher Conference Attendance Grant
  • Eligibility to nominate others and to receive MIWLA awards
    • MIWLA Teacher of the Year Award
    • Georges J. Joyaux Post-Secondary Educator Award
    • Outstanding Student Awards
  • Eligibility to be nominated by the MIWLA Executive Board for additional MIWLA awards
    • Barbara Ort-Smith Award
    • MIWLA Distinguished Service Award
  • Representation in advocacy efforts for world languages at the state, regional, and national level
  • Ability to serve on MIWLA Committees and gain experience with professional organizations
  • Increased experience and expertise with other language professionals through MIWLA social media sites
  • Access to the Members Only area of the MIWLA website
  • Opportunity to earn SCECHs through conference workshops
  • Eligibility to participate in MIWLA elections and to stand for election for a position on the MIWLA Executive Board
  • Opportunity to be actively involved in a vibrant professional learning COMMUNITY!
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