2022 WAFLT Summer Institute

Reunite and Reenergize through:

  • New professional learning
  • Networking and collaborative planning with colleagues 
  • Access to professional resources 
  • Opportunities to engage in global learning
August 1-2, 2022 (9:00 am-4:00 pm)
Pyle Center, Madison
702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

Registration Now Open

Facilitating Global Learning as a 
Globally Competent Language Educator

Plan for learning using the Globally Competent Learning Continuum and UN Sustainable Development Goals to improve students’ global competence and community engagement

Join us for professional learning with: 

Ariel Tichnor-Wagner (author of Becoming a Globally Competent Teacher)
Danielle Chaussée (2020-2021 Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year, Oconomowoc High School)
Carley Goodkind (2021-2022 Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year, Greenfield High School)
Pam Delfosse (World Language & Global Education Consultant, Wisconsin DPI)

Monday August 1, 2020 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration Pyle Center
9:00 – 12:00 Global Competence for Global Learning Workshop with Ariel Tichnor Wagner
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Out and About in the World
1:00 – 4:00 Global Learning & Community Engagement for World Language Learners with Danielle Chaussée and Carley Goodkind

Tuesday August 2, 2022
9:00 – 12:00 Global Learning Language Immersion Community
12:00 – 1:00 Languages lunches on the Move
1:00 – 4:00 Standards- and Proficiency-Based Planning for Language, Intercultural, and Global Learning

Fee Table

*TEAM DISCOUNT:  Before registering as a TEAM, contact Iva McLean at wafltsi@waflt.org for special instructions.

Bring a TEAM of two teachers or more from your school district and receive a 20% discount on registration.


There is a block of rooms available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown. A complimentary shuttle service is available to the Pyle center and airport. Reserve prior to July 8th for the group rate.

Conference Hotel Rate is no longer available….

Facilitator Bios

Dr. Ariel Tichnor-Wagner is a faculty member in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department at the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research and teaching focus on education policy and program implementation, school improvement, global citizenship education, and civic education. Having begun her career as an elementary school teacher of immigrant students in a low-income urban school district, Ariel is deeply committed to identifying and supporting the implementation of effective policies and practices that improve the academic and social-emotional outcomes of culturally and linguistically diverse students.

She previously worked as the Senior Fellow of Global Competence at ASCD, where she developed evidence-based tools and resources to help educators build capacity for globally competent teaching and learning. She has collaborated with the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. State Department, various state departments of education, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation, and an array of other non-governmental organizations on issues related to global competence and educational change. She is the author of two books, Becoming a Globally Competent Teacher and Becoming a Globally Competent School Leader, and her research on global competence, education policy development and implementation, and school improvement has appeared in a variety of academic journals and popular media outlets.

Carley Goodkind is a high school German language educator with over 23 years of experience. She serves as a Global Scholars Program Co-Coordinator in her school district. She received the 2020 Teacher of the Year award from the Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers and the 2021-2022 Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Curiosity and an insatiable desire to learn are at the heart of her practice. Her passion is designing learning experiences that lead students to discover themselves, their communities, and the world, preparing them for futures not yet imagined. She loves collaborating with others to innovate and advocate for global competence and strong, effective K-16+ world language programs.

Danielle Chaussée is a National Board Certified Spanish teacher and the Global Scholars Program Coordinator at Oconomowoc High School. She was a Teachers for Global Classrooms Fellow with the US Department of State in 2017 when she learned about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the concept of “glocal”, two core ideas that have grounded her teaching ever since. In 2020, Ms. Chaussée received the Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program’s award for Energy Educator of the Year, along with an AP Environmental Science colleague, for their classroom partnership with the Citizens Utility Board of Wisconsin. Ms. Chaussée was also named as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s 2020-2021 Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year. Ms. Chaussée believes in inspiring action; she collaborates with colleagues and connects with community partners to provide her students with the skills and opportunities to become globally competent agents of change.

Registration Now Open

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

  • MC/Visa
  • 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

REFUND PROCEDURE:

  • WAFLT Summer Institute refund requests must be made in writing by July 3, 2019, and sent to treasurer@waflt.org and wafltsi@waflt.org .
  • A service charge of $25.00 is applied to all refunds unless the request is made within forty-eight hours of initial registration.

QUESTIONS? Contact Iva McLean at wafltsi@waflt.org

- 2 hours ago

This year's Fall Conference Theme is "Level Up: Embracing Change, Empowering Learners". How do you "level up" your students? What do you think about when you hear this theme? We look forward to seeing you November 3-5 in Appleton. Reg is now open at https://t.co/NysqwFzmTm. https://t.co/NNgunrHrs2
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- 13 hours ago

We look forward to seeing you all "back home" in Appleton this November! Registration is now open and don't miss out at reserving a special block rate hotel room at our host hotel, the Hilton Paper Valley. More information and registration can be found at. https://t.co/2k94Hp71UU https://t.co/RZ4vrVAVjM
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- 9 days ago

Registration is open for the WAFLT Fall Conference 2022! Join us from Nov 3-5 at the Hilton Paper Valley (Same hotel, newly refreshed, new name!) for 3 days of learning, collaboration, networking, and fun! More info and registration are available at: https://t.co/2k94Hp7zKs https://t.co/sH5EPxwYj3
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- 15 days ago

CESA 10 is seeking a French teacher for a fall semester virtual position for one of our member high schools. Classes would be taught synchronously to one location via videoconferencing. For more information, please email Jamie Kampf, jkampf@cesa10.k12.wi.us or on WAFLT FB Page.
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