2023 Summer Institute


Engaged and Relevant Learning for All

July 31 – August 1, 2023  (9:00am-4:00pm) 
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
1015 Reserve St, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Reunite and Reenergize through:

  • New professional learning
  • Networking and collaborative planning with colleagues 
  • Access to professional resources 
  • Planning how to connect language learning with student identities, interests, and the world beyond the classroom

Registration Now Closed

Workshop participants will:

  • Refresh individual language skills
  • Reconnect to the love of language learning
  • Improve themes and assessments to better engage students and reflect student performance
  • Use the Wisconsin Language Roadmap to plan for local program development
  • Unpack and plan how to implement the new Wisconsin Standards for World Languages  
  • Collaborate with colleagues to plan for standards and proficiency-based learning

Registration Now Closed

Engaged and Relevant Learning for All

July 30
Housing Check-In Begins

4pm-5pmOptional - Schmeeckle Reserve Hike
July 31
8am-9amRegistration Open
Join Us for a Breakfast Pastry & Beverage
9am-12pmEquity & Engaged Learning with Tamara Mouw, DPI Director of Operations, Partnerships, and Innovation
12pm-1pmTaco Lunch
1pm-4pmPlanning for Equity & Engaged World Language Learning
6pm-9pmOptional Networking Event at District 1 Brewing Company
Tuesday, August 18am-9amRegistration Open
Join Us for a Breakfast Pastry & Beverage
9am-12pmRelevance through Career-Connected Learning with Karin Smith, DPI Career and Technical Education Team
12pm-1pmPicnic Buffet for Lunch
Facilitated Design for Career-Connected Learning in a Global Context

Registration Now Closed

– Space is limited, register today!

To obtain the team rate or if you have conference-related questions, please contact Iva McLean (wafltsi@waflt.org )

Registration includes parking fees, a light breakfast, lunch, and the book Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy by Dr. Gholdy Muhammad

Conference Rates

WAFLT Member
Full time students
Retired Teachers
One-day Conference$125.00$175.00
Two-day Conference$150.00$200.00

Team Rate is available for two-day attendance: If there are two or more members of the same district, each participant will receive a 30% reduction in the above costs. All teachers on your TEAM must be WAFLT members in order to qualify for the group discount. Contact Iva McLean, Summer Institute Chair, prior to registering so your team can be provided a special coupon code that entitles you to the district discount.

Event details will be sent to registered participants by Thursday, July 27.

Lodging for the summer institute is available for a flat fee of $50. This includes one room within a suite. The Suites@201 is a sustainable apartment-style residence hall that provides on-campus conveniences with an off-campus lifestyle. The Suites@201 is located near the Allen Fitness Center and is within walking distance of Schmeeckle Reserve and student parking lot Q. Each suite has four private bedrooms, a full kitchen, a living room, and a three-part bathroom (shower room, toilet room, vanity area). Click here for information on amenities, photos and floor plans under suite styles. If you choose this option, you will need to bring your own linens for bedding and showering. Check-in will begin at 3pm on Sunday afternoon and check out will be on Tuesday by 5 pm.  

PAYMENT PROCEDURES After making your selections on the online registration form, you may choose to pay by:

  • MC/Visa/AmEx
  • Mail-in check payment. Print registration receipt (generated online) and mail with check to: Kellie Villalobos, WAFLT Treasurer,  2061 South 74 Street, West Allis, WI 53219
  • Purchase orders are NOT accepted
  • Late or on-site registration: additional $10.00


  • WAFLT Summer Institute refund requests must be made in writing by July 3, 2023, and sent to treasurer@waflt.org and wafltsi@waflt.org .
  • A service charge of $35.00 is applied to all refunds unless the request is made within forty-eight hours of initial registration.

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