NYSAFLT Rochester Regional Conference

1970-2020: Entering the Golden Age of World Languages

Celebrating 50 Years and Beyond in the Rochester Region

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Nazareth College, Rochester NY

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2020 Keynote Address

Dr. Jennifer Eddy will present the future of the New York State Standards for World Languages!

Dr. Jennifer Eddy is a tenured Associate Professor of World Language Education at Queens College CUNY and Project Investigator for the NYSED NYS World Language Standards and Professional Learning Initiative. For over 25 years, Dr. Eddy has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Spanish and Education and has directed workshops on curriculum and assessment design. Her research focuses on performance assessment, transfer and intercultural competence in articulated curriculum design.

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Candace Black, Associate in Instructional Services from the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages

Candace Black is the World Languages Associate in the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages at the New York State Education Department. She has a B.A. in French from SUNY Potsdam and both an M.B.A. and M.A.T. from the University of Rochester. A National Board-Certified Teacher, Candace taught French for 21 years. She has been an active member of NYSAFLT for decades and was president in 2016. In all her roles, most especially her current one, Candace is deeply committed to the professional learning and support of world language teachers.

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