Welcome to FLAND,

the Foreign Language Association of North Dakota

Here you can find information about FLAND, the AATs, collaborate with other teachers, and stay connected. Membership to FLAND offers two annual conferences, a subscription to FLAND News, opportunities to attend regional and national conference as North Dakota's delegate, a chance to collaborate with teachers from around the state, and the ability to invest in meaningful professional development.

FLAND supports JNCL-NCLIS. JNCL-NCLIS supports foreign languages at the national level in Washington D.C.  If you would like to support these groups with FLAND and get involved in your professional development, please join us at our next conference. You may also join sooner by clicking the membership link and sending in your application and dues.



Congratulations to Emily Parrill!

Emily is the first recipient of the Barb Beach Foreign Study Abroad Scholarship. She will be traveling to Colombia this summer. 


Do you have materials to help other teachers?

Are you moving towards proficiency or standards based grades? Don't re-invent the wheel! 


Sheyenne West Fargo Conference & Materials

Looking for the handouts from the Winter (February) Conference?

Find them here!


Angela Harmon is a long-time member of FLAND and is just finishing up her Master's Degree. She teaches Spanish at Mandan High School and this topic affects her directly. 



 Important Dates

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September 1: Deadline for FLAND News articles

November: ACTFL

December1: Deadline for FLAND News articles

March - first week: National Foreign Language Week


May 1: Deadline for ND FL TOY nominations

May 1: Deadline for Pro Lingua Award nominations

May 1: Deadline for Sr. Helen Kilzer Lifetime Service Award nominations

July 1: Herb Boswau Memorial Scholarship Application Due

October 1: Barb Beach Foreign Study Abroad Scholarship Application Due


March 14-16, 2024 Conference in Minneapolis, MN

March 13-15, 2025 Conference in Kansas City, MO

March 12-14, 2026 Conference in Chicago, IL


November 17-19, 2023 Convention in Chicago, IL

November 22-24, 2024 Convention in Philadelphia, PA

November 21-23, 2025 Convention in New Orleans, LA

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Want to hear from one of our former and longtime members? Wynona Wilkins was interviewed for the 50th Anniversary. Check out this wonderful woman!

What an amazing 50th Anniversary Conference that was!

Photo taken at the Banquet. Picture includes current and former FLAND members

Update us with your mailing address and contact information! Want to join the listserv to get important updates? Write to Martina Dvorak or Sandy Meidinger

Get your membership dues paid now!