Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy

Seal of Biliteracy Status: 
Early Stages of the Seal of Bilitearacy

State Contact

Kristen Novotny
Past AFLTA President
(479) 750-8832

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Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy Updates

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01/24/2018

Over 100 high school students earned the "Arkansas Biliteracy Award" certification in October 2017. The Arkansas Biliteracy Committee, a partnership with AFLTA (Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association) and ARKTESOL (Arkansas Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages), is moving forward with data collection and packaging for the "Seal of Biliteracy" proposal this spring.  The website is www.ARbiliteracy.org

04/23/2017

In early May 2017, over 90 high school students in Arkansas will be awarded an "Arkansas Biliteracy Award" certificate by the Arkansas Biliteracy Committee, a partnership with AFLTA (Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association) and ARKTESOL (Arkansas Teachers of English for Speakers of Other Languages). The data will be presented to the Arkansas Board of Education soon, in an effort to move towards awarding an official "Biliteracy Seal."

01/16/2017

ArkTESOL and AFLTA have released an Award application to begin the pilot
process.  https://sites.google.com/view/arbiliteracy

03/01/2016

Arkansas Foreign Language Teacher Association Advocacy Committee and ARKTESOL are working to set up a Seal of Biliteracy program for the students of Arkansas.


State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy