Tuesday, January 22, 2019

High school students may apply now for UKCI China field study

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 for 2019-2020 Teachers of Critical Languages Program

Apply now to host a Teachers of Critical Languages Program teacher from China, Egypt or Morocco for the 2019-2020 school year.

College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program applications due

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.

Apply now to bring a Japanese language assistant to your school

Apply now to bring a native Japanese language assistant teacher to your school through the Japanese Language Education Assistant Program program.

Providing high-quality Spanish teachers to Kentucky schools

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.

ACTFL calls for proposals for its 2019 annual convention

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.

New leadership named in language-specific professional organizations

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.

State Department offers opportunities for students to study abroad

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.

Del Valle receives top KWLA award

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.

High school students invited to apply to Global Citizen Certificate Program

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.