Ravenscroft World Languages teacher Kristy Rogers was recognized as "Best of FLANC!" for her presentation, "¡Sabe a chocolate!," at the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina's 2017 Fall Conference.
The annual conference, which provides professional development and networking opportunities for foreign language teachers, offered sessions on pertinent state and national education issues such as assessment/feedback, student engagement, methodology, technology, research and more. A total of 120 sessions were presented over the two-day conference, held Oct. 20-21 in Durham.
Rogers, who teaches Spanish and is chair of the Pre-K-12 World Languages Department, presented with Bethanie Drew. "¡Sabe a chocolate!" received the most votes for top presentation. Criteria included the presentation's topic, delivery, audience response, expertise and overall usefulness.
"Kristy is a visionary leader in the area of language acquisition pedagogy," said Head of Upper School Peter Bogue. "To be voted as the top presenter at FLANC out of 120 presenters is quite an honor and a true recognition of the talent that she possesses in her field. We are fortunate to have her leading our World Languages department for Pre-K through 12."
Founded in 1967, the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina is one of the largest and most active state language associations in the country. With over 700 members, FLANC represents the professional interest of educators and administrators from the elementary grades through the university level.