Prof. Dev.: Russian Teachers Program (St. Petersburg)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

American Councils and ACTR invite applications to the 2019 Summer Russian Teachers Program.

Program Highlights
– Offered in St. Petersburg, Russia, on the campus of the Russian State Pedagogical University (Herzen)
– Four-week fellowships for U.S. teachers of Russian to update knowledge and skills in language, culture, and pedagogy
– Intensive small-group coursework and seminars led by expert faculty of the Russian State Pedagogical University
– Topics include contemporary Russian culture, literature, linguistics, and teaching/learning strategies
– Integrated cultural activities and excursion
– Housing with local host families that provide two meals per day
– Pre-departure and in-country orientation
– Comprehensive health, accident, and evacuation insurance while overseas

Eligibility Requirements
– Russian language teachers at the K-12 or university level or graduate students preparing for a career in language education

Dates: July 2019 (4 weeks)To express interest or ask questions, please e-mail Elliott Kaduck at American Councils:

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019