Awards and Grants

PNCFL Annual Awards

PNCFL presents three awards annually to outstanding professionals in language education. Each state association may nominate one person per award according to the guidelines presented in the page of each award.

Click on the following links for more information about each award, grant, and scholarship.

1. Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of World Languages in the Pacific Northwest

2. Ray Verzasconi Northwest Postsecondary Language Teacher of the Year

3. Northwest K-12 Language Teacher of the Year (part of ACTFL’s Teacher of the Year)

All nominations must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm PST, January 15, 2020, to For additional information, please contact Lauren Kiolet at or 360-352-5498 or 858-449-8176 (cell).

Please contact your state representative for additional information.