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Thursday, November 29

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    Apply by May 1, 2018 for the Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop, which will be held at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA from July 12 - 18, 2019. The Dickinson Workshops are mainly intended for teachers of Latin, to refresh the mind through study of an extended text, and to share experiences and ideas. Sometimes those who are not currently engaged in teaching have participated as well, including students, retired teachers, and those working towards teacher certification. The text for 2019 will be selections from Martial’s Epigrams. For more information go to http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2018/10/31/dickinson-summer-latin-workshop-2019-martial-epigrams/
    For K-20 Students
    December 4 Deadline
    YES Abroad Program, High School Students (ages 15 - 18)
    The U.S. Department of State's Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) program, provides competitive merit-based scholarships for U.S. citizens in secondary school (age 15-18.5) to study for one academic year in select
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  2. page WLEdOpps edited ... Apply by May 1, 2018 for the Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop, which will be held at Dickinson …
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    Apply by May 1, 2018 for the Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop, which will be held at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA from July 12 - 18, 2019. The Dickinson Workshops are mainly intended for teachers of Latin, to refresh the mind through study of an extended text, and to share experiences and ideas. Sometimes those who are not currently engaged in teaching have participated as well, including students, retired teachers, and those working towards teacher certification. The text for 2019 will be selections from Martial’s Epigrams. For more information go to http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2018/10/31/dickinson-summer-latin-workshop-2019-martial-epigrams/
    For K-20 Students
    November 27 Deadline
    Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for Community College, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
    The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
    The CLS application is now available online (https://clscholarship.org/apply) and is due on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm EST.
    December 4 Deadline

    YES Abroad Program, High School Students (ages 15 - 18)
    The U.S. Department of State's Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES Abroad) program, provides competitive merit-based scholarships for U.S. citizens in secondary school (age 15-18.5) to study for one academic year in select
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  3. page WLEdPDInfo edited ... Free MOOC-Eds Online Courses from NC State for Educators (Registration open and ongoing) The …
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    Free MOOC-Eds Online Courses from NC State for Educators (Registration open and ongoing)
    The Friday Institute at NC State is offering MOOC-Ed courses, which are free and available to learners any time, anywhere. Every course offers a Certificate of Completion, and North Carolina educators may request a Certificate of Renewal Credit upon completion. Additionally, all of our MOOC-Eds now award micro-credentials, which recognize competency-based achievements. Micro-credentials are accepted for licensure renewal in North Carolina and can be submitted to local credit-granting agencies for approval in other states. There are a lot of courses to choose from, and the list, along with other details and online registration, is available at https://place.fi.ncsu.edu/.
    November
    November 28 NCDPI World Language Quarterly Update Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
    This is the second NCDPI World Language Quarterly Update webinar, and it will be broadcast on Wednesday, November 28, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, as part of the 2018 - 2019 World Language Webinar Series. All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome, and every school is encouraged to have at least one World Language educator attend these webinars so that information can be shared locally. All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted approximately 1 week following the webinar.
    Those who participate in the live broadcast of this webinar can earn 1 contact hour towards a CEU for licensure renewal, which will be sent in an email receipt. Note: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.
    The DPI World Language Quarterly Updates will include:
    information relevant to all World Language programs;
    details for specific programs (ex. Classical Languages, Dual & Heritage, Modern Languages);
    updates on international, national, regional, and state initiatives; and
    information to be shared with World Language teachers on topics such as
    assessing proficiency, course codes, evaluating performance and programs, implementing the World Language Essential Standards, etc.
    Also, each broadcast will have an invited speaker or group to spotlight a World Language resource or opportunity.
    To register for this webinar, please submit the registration form: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4039812821614820611. The GoToWebinar system will automatically send connection information and reminders.
    November 29 NC World Language Coordinator Meeting (Moved to February 1, 2019)
    A World Language Coordinators Meeting is being planned for Thursday, November 29, which will include partners from higher education and focus on K-20 articulation. This will be a blended meeting, so we will have both a face-to-face location in Raleigh and a virtual connection space. Details will be shared soon.

    December
    December 5 NCDPI Measuring World Language Proficiency (Credentialing) Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
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Wednesday, November 28

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    Credentialing with the Global Languages Endorsement, NC's Seal of Biliteracy
    Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
    Broadcast recording: MP4 filerecording with closed captioning: See video on World Language playlist on NCDPI YouTube channel
    Handouts & Links:
    October 24, 2018
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    North Carolina Junior Classical League website
    North Carolina Classical Association website
    **NovemberNovember 28, 2018**2018
    2nd Quarter
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    Highlights from FLANC &AP ACTFL and Plans for 2019Session
    Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
    Broadcast recording: MP4 filerecording with closed captioning: See video on World Language playlist on NCDPI YouTube channel
    Handouts & Links:
    All slides from AP College Board session at 2018 ACTFL Convention
    **April 3, 2019**
    Summative Assessment
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Monday, November 26

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    **January 30, 2019**
    3rd Quarter
    Spotlight: TBDNC's AP Programs & Partnership
    Guest speaker(s):
    Beth Cross, State Consultant, AIG & Advanced Programs
    Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
    Broadcast recording: MP4 file
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    **November 28, 2018**
    2nd Quarter
    Spotlight: TBD
    Guest speaker(s):
    Highlights from FLANC & ACTFL and Plans for 2019
    Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
    Broadcast recording: MP4 file
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Monday, November 19

  1. page WLEdOpps edited ... Applications are rolling, but must be submitted at least two months prior to the professional …
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    Applications are rolling, but must be submitted at least two months prior to the professional development date. Also, there is a limited amount of funds each year so the amount of awards given is based on available funds.
    Please see the online application here: https://scoltconf.wufoo.com/forms/scolt-professional-development-outreach-fund/
    November 15 Deadline
    FLANC Mini-Grant
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) is offering mini-grants up to $500. Any FLANC member, K-20, can apply for a mini-grant of up to $500 toward their project to promote World Language education. The grants are available on a competitive basis, and applicants are urged to use these grants to leverage additional funding from their schools or other sources for the development of their grant project. Details are posted on FLANC's Mini-Grants page, including the downloadable application form.

    December 2 Deadline
    Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad: 29-Day Educators' Travel Seminar through Morocco
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    Apply by May 1, 2018 for the Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop, which will be held at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA from July 12 - 18, 2019. The Dickinson Workshops are mainly intended for teachers of Latin, to refresh the mind through study of an extended text, and to share experiences and ideas. Sometimes those who are not currently engaged in teaching have participated as well, including students, retired teachers, and those working towards teacher certification. The text for 2019 will be selections from Martial’s Epigrams. For more information go to http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2018/10/31/dickinson-summer-latin-workshop-2019-martial-epigrams/
    For K-20 Students
    November 9 Deadline
    SCOLT Program Cover Contest, Grades 3 - 12
    The Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), North Carolina's regional professional organization,is once again sponsoring a program cover contest so that students can become involved in the SCOLT Conference, which will be held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on March 21 - 23, 2019. Please see the 2019 SCOLT Program Cover Contest Guidelines which are linked from the conference website (http://www.scolt.org/index.php/conferences/current-conference) for details, including mailing instructions for the entry deadline of Friday, November 9, 2018.

    November 27 Deadline
    Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for Community College, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
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  2. page WLEdPDInfo edited ... The Friday Institute at NC State is offering MOOC-Ed courses, which are free and available to …
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    The Friday Institute at NC State is offering MOOC-Ed courses, which are free and available to learners any time, anywhere. Every course offers a Certificate of Completion, and North Carolina educators may request a Certificate of Renewal Credit upon completion. Additionally, all of our MOOC-Eds now award micro-credentials, which recognize competency-based achievements. Micro-credentials are accepted for licensure renewal in North Carolina and can be submitted to local credit-granting agencies for approval in other states. There are a lot of courses to choose from, and the list, along with other details and online registration, is available at https://place.fi.ncsu.edu/.
    November
    November 10 - NCTAN Seminar on Traveling to Japan with Students
    The North Carolina Teaching Asia Network (NCTAN) is hosting a session on Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. about how to prepare students for a school trip to Japan. A travel agent in North Carolina will also join the group to answer questions on travel arrangements.This is a blended session being offered face-to-face at the Fedex Global Education Center at UNC Chapel Hill and online. More details are available at http://nctan.org/ and here is the registration form:
    https://selectsurvey.uncw.edu/selectsurveynet/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=llKI952K2&Preview=true# .
    November 13 - 15 NADSFL Annual Meeting
    The National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages (NADSFL) Annual Meeting will be held on November 13 - 15, 2018, in New Orleans, Louisiana, just before the ACTFL Convention. Please see the webpage at http://nadsfl.org/annual-conference/ for details.
    November 14 - 15 World View Community College Symposium
    World View at UNC Chapel Hill will be hosting the 2018 Community College Symposium on November 14 - 15, 2018, at The Friday Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. This symposium will bring community college educators together with business and academic leaders to learn about the future of work within the context of the global economy. Through engaging in interactive breakout sessions, educators will gain knowledge and skills on how to incorporate global teaching and learning that will prepare students to thrive in a global workforce post-graduation. This program is designed for community college instructors of all disciplines, as well as administrators and staff. The cost is $175 per person or $600 for a team of four, and 15 professional development contact hours will be offered. More information, including online registration, is available here: https://worldview.unc.edu/programs/2018-cc-symposium/
    November 16 - 18 ACTFL Convention & World Languages Expo
    The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo will be held on November 16 - 18, 2018, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Please see the conference webpage at https://www.actfl.org/convention-expofor details about registration, housing, etc.

    November 28 NCDPI World Language Quarterly Update Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
    This is the second NCDPI World Language Quarterly Update webinar, and it will be broadcast on Wednesday, November 28, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, as part of the 2018 - 2019 World Language Webinar Series. All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome, and every school is encouraged to have at least one World Language educator attend these webinars so that information can be shared locally. All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted approximately 1 week following the webinar.
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    Also, each broadcast will have an invited speaker or group to spotlight a World Language resource or opportunity.
    To register for this webinar, please submit the registration form: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4039812821614820611. The GoToWebinar system will automatically send connection information and reminders.
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    Coordinator Meeting (Moved to February 1, 2019)
    A World Language Coordinators Meeting is being planned for Thursday, November 29, which will include partners from higher education and focus on K-20 articulation. This will be a blended meeting, so we will have both a face-to-face location in Raleigh and a virtual connection space. Details will be shared soon.
    December
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Thursday, November 8

  1. page WLEdPDInfo edited ... The Measuring World Language Proficiency Series will focus on how to use different assessment …
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    The Measuring World Language Proficiency Series will focus on how to use different assessment measures and data in the classroom to evaluate language proficiency, including formative and summative assessment, as well as credentialing like the Global Languages Endorsement, North Carolina’s Seal of Biliteracy.
    To register for this webinar, please submit the registration form: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1299830944709056771. The GoToWebinar system will automatically send connection information and reminders.
    May 9 - 11 National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC)
    The 2019 National Chinese Language Conference, which is organized by Asia Society and College Board, will be May 9 - 11, 2019, in San Diego, CA. Please see the NCLC website (https://asiasociety.org/national-chinese-language-conference) for details.

    May 15 NCDPI World Language Standards K-12 Program Showcase Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
    This is the third and final NCDPI World Language Essential Standards K-12 Program Showcase webinar, and it will be broadcast on Wednesday, May 15, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, as part of the 2018 - 2019 World Language Webinar Series. All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome, and every school is encouraged to have at least one World Language educator attend these webinars so that information can be shared locally. All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted approximately 1 week following the webinar.
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