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STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training (PTT) program
Startalk Portuguese Teacher Training
July 1, 2013 – August 24, 2013
Boston University, Boston, MA
The STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training (PTT) program offers an opportunity for those embarking on a career teaching Portuguese and for those already teaching Portuguese as a second, foreign, or heritage language to improve their pedagogical skills. Instructors will be trained in standards-based instruction at all levels (K-16). Upon completion of the program participants earn 10 Professional Development Points through Boston University. Eligibility: 20 participants who have native, near native, or advanced proficiency in European and/or Brazilian Portuguese will be selected. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. Time and place: Online seminar runs July 1st to August 10th, onsite workshop and hands-on training August 17 – 24th. (8:45am – 4:00pm, Boston University Campus). Follow-up communication occurs via FaceBook group. Stipends: Massachusetts and Rhode Island participants are eligible for a travel stipend of up to $300 with receipts; participants from all other states are eligible for a travel stipend of up to $500 with receipts. Accommodation is participants’ own responsibility.
Application deadline: April 30th, 2013
Please visit the PTT website for downloadable application forms: http://www.portugueseteachertraining.com/