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Happy New Year from the WAFLT Board! We're excited to support our members with several Grants and Awards. April 15th is the deadline to nominate a colleague or yourself. Learn more about these opportunities on our website.

Grants:
WAFLT Mini Grant
Career Development Grant
Keith Crosbie Professional Growth Grant

https://www.waflt.net/teacher-grants

Awards
WAFLT TEACHER OF THE YEAR
PRO LINGUA AWARD
INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP CERTIFICATE
PUBLIC AWARENESS CERTIFICATE
CREATIVE INNOVATION CERTIFICATE
CONTINUED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CERTIFICATE

https://www.waflt.net/annual-awards


 

Seattle Schools STARTALK Program @ PLU, Summer 2020

Do you speak Arabic, Korean, Russian, or Spanish? Are you interested in becoming a language teacher?  Then the Seattle Public Schools STARTALK alternative routes to teacher certification program at PLU is a great opportunity for you!

What? The Seattle Public Schools STARTALK Teacher Certification Program at PLU will prepare native (or near-native) speakers of Arabic, Korean, Russian, or Spanish to teach their world language to K-12 students.

When? The program consists of online classes in June prior to the start of the face to face class. The face-to-face class sessions will be held on PLU’s campus Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, July 13-July 31, 2020.

Where? Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma.

Costs? Registration fee:  $40. Tuition (11 credit hours), texts, and assessments covered by STARTALK funding. Candidates wishing to complete the entire certification program will register for 8 credits during the academic year at $867 per credit, for a total of $6,936 out of pocket to earn your teaching certificate. Financial aid for this portion may be available.

How do I apply?   Apply soon online, spots are limited. Click here to fill out your initial application.

More information? Contact Program Director Judy Hassen (hassenjk@plu.edu) or Professor Bridget Yaden (byaden@plu.edu).

For more information about STARTALK grants in WA, visit:

https://www.seattleschools.org/academics/international_education/startalk


WAFLT is forwarding the announcement above as a courtesy to STARTALK. Please contact the organizer for details.






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