IWLA 2018 Grant Winners

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
John Sifert (left), IWLA President Elizabeth Dentlinger (center), Jennifer Tovar (right)

The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) is pleased to announce that two separate $500 grants have been awarded to John Sifert, a Spanish language teacher at Belmond-Klemme CSD in Iowa, and Jennifer Tovar, a Spanish language teacher at Newell-Fonda in Iowa.

The grant presentation was held during the luncheon of the 2018 Iowa World Language Associationís annual fall conference at the DMACC Ankeny Campus in Ankeny, Iowa on Saturday, October 13. Proceeds from Johnís grant will go towards growing his classroom Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) program, while Jenniferís grant will help fund purchasing a variety of classroom novels that will be used to students generate Breakout EDU challenges. Please join us in congratulating John Sifert and Jennifer Tovar as our 2018 grant winners!