2006 FLAVA Conference Keynote
FLAVA is pleased and honored to have Ken Stewart as our keynote speaker for our 2006 Conference! As a part of ACTFL's sustained public awareness campaign, in his keynote, Ken will address the Power of Language. Come hear his inspirational anecdotes on how language teachers make a difference one student at a time. He uses humor, visuals, and experience from the classroom to promote, motivate, and celebrate all languages.
KEN STEWART is the 2006 ACTFL National Foreign Language Teacher of Year.
He currently teaches Spanish IV and AP Spanish Language at Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Having studied in Seville and Salamanca, Spain, he is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in International Studies and Spanish.
Mr. Stewart is the Spanish content editor for AP Central and is an AP reader, table leader, and a College Board national consultant. He currently serves on the AP Spanish Test Development Committee at ETS. He has conducted over 75 AP workshops and summer institutes.
He is the author of "The Golden Age Art of Spain", Spanish Flip-O-Matic Vocabulary (2004 ©) and "Lazarillo de Tormes: A Kaplan Spanish Language Vocabulary-building novel" (2004 ©).
Mr. Stewart has traveled throughout Europe and Latin America, most recently studying in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
Distinguished awards that Mr. Stewart has
received include Teacher of the Year by North
Carolina Chapter of the AATSP, the Central
North Carolina Teacher of the Year by the
State of NC, Foreign Language Teacher of the
Year by FLANC (The Foreign Language
Association of North Carolina, Regional
Teacher of the Year by SCOLT (Southern
Conference on Language Teaching), and Teacher
of the Year by ACTFL.