About

Purpose

The Mississippi Foreign Language Association is constituted to encourage active interest and research in languages other than English (LOTE) as well as the advancement of the study and teaching of LOTE in schools, colleges and universities in Mississippi. Through its regular activities – annual conference, speakers, bulletins, publications and special events, as well as lobbying and providing the media with relevant information – it seeks to create and sustain such interest.

MFLA Profile

Purpose:
The purpose of the MFLA will be the advancement of the study and teaching of languages other than English in the schools, colleges, and universities of Mississippi.
Membership:
People and organizations paying membership dues annually.
Officers:
President, first vice-president, second vice-president, and executive director.
Executive board:
Fourteen members consisting of the four officers, the historian, editor of the Mississippi Language Crusader, the outgoing president, the presidents of the college/university and the elementary/secondary sections, the presidents of AATF, AATG, AATSP, a representative from the Classics and the current foreign language consultant at the Mississippi State Department of Education.
Fiscal year:
January 1of any given year to December 31 of the same year.
Annual meeting:
MFLA meets annually, usually the first or second weekend of November.