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Going Global for the 2018 AFLA conference

This year's conference will take place October 5-7 in Palmer, Alaska. 

Key-note Speaker:

Ken Stewart

Ken Stewart (BA International Studies and Spanish UNC-Chapel Hill; MA Spanish NC State University) is the 2006 ACTFL National Foreign Language Teacher of Year. A National Board Certified high school Spanish teacher, he has taught middle grades through college in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was a member of the standards committee for the NBPTS. Ken is a recent member of the ACTFL Board of Directors, the SCOLT Board, and the Executive Council of the AATSP. In 2014, he was the recipient of ACTFL’s Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education K-12.


Ken has been a consultant to the College Board since 1992. He has served on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Test Development Committee, as a question leader at the AP Reading, and has been a national consultant for over 25 years. He has conducted over 200 AP and pre-AP workshops and summer institutes throughout the US as well as in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.


Previously, Ken was honored as the Central North Carolina Teacher of the Year by the State of NC, Teacher of the Year by the AATSP, Foreign Language Teacher of the Year by FLANC (The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina) and as Regional Teacher of the Year by SCOLT (Southern Conference on Language Teaching). He is a frequent presenter at state, regional and national conferences.


Ken works as a freelance world language consultant and keynote speaker. An aficionado of travel, he speaks Spanish, Portuguese and some French; he has traveled in 42 countries.


There will be an option to earn 1 credit through UAA with a total cost of $99.00.  Registration information will be forthcoming from UAA once the course is approved and scheduled. 

Look forward to:


Keynote: Cultural Competency, Can-dos and how to integrate culture effectively in the classroom. Student examples, work, and voices.



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