Global teachers create global students. Traveling the world with your students may sound like a huge step to take, but in fact, it is manageable for every teacher willing to give it a try.
On March 2, several hundred world language students will gather at the new Cathy and Don Jacobs Building at the University of Kentucky for the Kentucky World Language Association’s 2019 State Showcase and Competition.
The UK Confucius Institute has announced the 2019 High School Students Experiencing China Field Study — a 14-day study program in China hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to help Kentucky high school students expand their Chinese language and culture experiences.
Apply now to host a Chinese guest teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Since 2007, the College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program has placed more than 1,550 Chinese language and culture teachers to classrooms across the nation.
Visiting Teachers from Spain enables local school districts in Kentucky to hire highly qualified, licensed, native Spanish-speaking educators to teach at elementary, middle and high schools.
Submit a proposal to be considered to present at the 2019 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo Nov. 22-24, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
During the Kentucky World Language Association’s annual conference in September, new leadership was elected in five of the six different language-specific state professional organizations.
The U.S. Department of State offers four opportunities for students to travel and study abroad during the 2019-2020 school year. Students may apply for merit-based scholarships for four programs.
Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School, is the 2018 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher Award. She received the award Sept. 22 at the KWLA annual conference in Lexington.
Registration is open for the Global Citizenship Certificate Program, a comprehensive global educational program to guide high school students in expanding their global perspectives with international experiences.