The Robert F. Byrnes Russian and East European Institute (REEI) of Indiana University seeks to expand the ranks of qualified and licensed pre-college teachers of Russian in the United States through an initiative that is funded by its Title VI National Resource Center grant from the US Department of Education.
In many states, currently licensed K-12 teachers with proficiency in Russian can add Russian as a subject area to their current teaching licenses by passing a standardized test or tests for Russian (ACTFL, Praxis, or other). REEI is prepared to cover the cost of such testing.
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Deadlines: February 14; March, 1; April 1
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is now accepting applications for summer 2020 study abroad programs in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
All CIEE summer programs in Russia feature:
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- 24/7 on-site support
- Comprehensive pre-departure and onsite orientations: an introduction to Russian culture, practical matters of living in the city and being in the program
- Carefully vetted housing: host families (St. Petersburg); centrally-located hostel (St. Petersburg); on campus dormitory (Moscow)
- Diverse activities with Russian students to facilitate language and cultural immersion
- Co-curricular activities and excursions to enhance classroom learning, including an overnight trip
- US academic record administered through Tulane University
- Medical insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
The North Carolina Virtual Public School is hiring Russian and Arabic K-12 part time online educators. You are NOT required to live in NC. All details can be found at https://ncvps.org/work-for-ncvps.
NCVPS is also hiring for Conversation Coaches. Details on those positions can be found at https://ncvps.org/critical-language-conversation-coach.
Email resume to email@example.com along with any questions you may have about the contract work.
The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) of the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is seeking the local partner in Bosnia and Herzegovina to implement the Youth Leadership and Teacher Professional Development Program. This program supports the participation of high school youth and adult educators in an intensive, substantive three- to four-week exchange in the United States in the fall of 2020. The exchange delegation of 21 participants will include 18 students and three teachers from select cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The exchange activities will introduce the participants to a comprehensive survey of civic education, community service, and youth leadership development. Activities will focus on building their knowledge and skill levels in these areas. The students and educators will participate in workshops, community service activities, meetings with community leaders, and discussion groups and will have opportunities for substantive interaction with each other and their American peers.
Deadline for Applications: May 21 (early registration); June 30, 2019
The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning.
The age limit for participants is 16 years old.
The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.
Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.
For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!
Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus
Deadline for Applications: Vary By Program; May 2019 for Fall Programs
SRAS is accepting applications for fall study abroad programs and there are some spots left in a few of their summer programs too! Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore some incredible regions.
Summer Study Abroad:
1) Applications are still being accepted for all programs in Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Poland.
2) Add intensive language study in Kyiv (Ukraine) to a summer SRAS program in Poland for as little as $600.
3) Continuing Education, which takes education professionals to Ukraine and Georgia, is also still accepting applications!
Fall Study Abroad: Deadlines run through May and vary by program! See program pages for details.
Deadline for Submissions: March 29, 2019
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NAATPl 3rd Biennial Workshop for Polish Language Teachers
Standard-Based Approaches to Teaching Polish Language
May 11, 2019
Organized by: Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago
Location: Northwestern University, Kresge Hall, Room 1515, Evanston IL
This workshop will bring together instructors to share their practices and materials, as they relate to teaching Polish. The focus of this workshop will be on standard-based approaches to teaching language, especially alongside ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language, www.actfl.org) proficiency and world-readiness standards. This workshop will serve as a forum for exchange of the most successful topics, projects, and syllabi from the most recent years of teaching, across participants’ institutions.
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Deadline for Applications: March 27, 2019
The Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program provides short-term seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities to improve their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries. Each seminar features educational lectures and activities specifically designed for the group, including visits to local schools and organizations, meetings with teachers and students, and visits to cultural sites. Participants draw on their experiences during the program to create new, cross-cultural curricula for their classrooms and school systems back in the U.S.
In 2019, summer programs will be offered in the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic, Taiwan, and Uruguay. A total of 48 awards are available (16 per program). The program covers airfare, room and board, and program costs. Teacher participants are responsible for a cost-share of $600. Continue reading “K-12: Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program (Czech & Slovak Republics)”
Application Deadline: May 17, 2019
American Councils for International Education and Fairfax County Public Schools/TJHSST will offer a professional development program for teachers of Russian:
“Roadmap for the Teaching and Learning of Russian with the World-Readiness Standards”
Program Dates: July 15 – 26, 2019 (FAIRFAX, VA)
Arrival Date: Out of town participants may arrive on Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Last Day of Program: Friday, July 26th is a half day. Program ends by Noon. Continue reading “Prof. Devt: Summer Program for Russian Teachers K – 16 (Fairfax, VA)”
CARTA (The Central Association of Russian Teachers of America) invites you to attend its 21st Annual Conference which will take place on April 5-7, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Join your colleagues and friends for sessions, panels, exhibits, award presentations, and cultural activities.
For information about the conference contact Mara Sukholutskaya, tel:580-559-5293, <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
More information about CARTA, registration and membership forms can be found at CARTA website: http://cartaws.wix.com/online