K-12 Opportunity: ACTR/ACCELS Weekend Seminar for Russian Teachers (Washington, DC)

Deadline for Application: October 7, 2015

American Councils for International Education, ACTR/ACCELS will offer a weekend seminar, October 24-25th, 2015, in Washington, DC for teachers of Russian who are interested in the Prototype AP® Russian Exam and The College Board-American Councils National Examinations in World Languages (NEWL) Series: Russian.  These standards and proficiency-based assessments reflect the best practices in language assessment. During the two-day seminar, participants will gain an understanding of the core design and content of the proficiency-based Prototype AP® Russian Exam and the NEWL: Russian Exam, as they relate to course curriculum, exam content, online administration and scoring. Special attention will be made to incorporate local conditions into the design and planning of proficiency-based curriculum, as teachers gain an understanding of and experience with the four sections of the exam.  Upon completion of the seminar, participants will receive a certificate of participation and of qualification to administer the Prototype AP® Russian Program and Examination and The College Board-American Councils National Examinations in World Languages (NEWL) Series: Russian at their home schools.

Join a community of high school Russian teachers and make further connections as you share your classroom culture, communicate across many topics, and compare best practices, creative ideas, innovative techniques and practical solutions.

Where: Washington, D.C.
When: October 24-25, 2015
Registration: $250
Travel and accommodations are participants’ responsibility.

Contact: Holly Gerrity (PrototypeAP@americancouncils.org)