Veda Pendleton McClain is the new editor for KDE’s Literacy Link.
Alfonso de Torres Núñez is the world languages consultant at the Kentucky Department of Education.
Kelly Clark is the global competency lead for the Kentucky Department of Education.
The Kentucky Department of Education, in coordination with the Western Kentucky Educational Cooperative, is sponsoring a free Global Symposium Jan. 22 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Gilbertsville.
Apply now to host a Chinese guest teacher for the 2016-17 school year. All guest teachers are qualified, experienced teachers from China.
The University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute is offering several programs for students and teachers to help Kentucky schools develop Chinese language and culture study programs.
Since 2000, KDE has worked with the Spanish Ministry of Education to help local school districts fill vacant P-12 Spanish and ESL teacher positions, as well as positions for other content areas.
The International Children’s Digital Library website houses thousands of children’s books in different languages.
With almost 500 active members, the Kentucky World Languages Association is the largest organization for world language educators, professionals and supporters in Kentucky.
In discussing the global competencies with teachers and administrators, I often hear, “No one on my staff has traveled abroad, how are we supposed to do this?” There are ways of bringing the world to your door, even if your door is fairly remote and your budget limited.