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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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  2. page WLEdOpps edited ... Join the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle East Studies and outreach specialist Lisa A…
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    Join the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle East Studies and outreach specialist Lisa Adeli for "Morocco: Bridging Cultures and Continents" - a FUNDED curriculum development program for K-12 and community college educators in the fields of Social Studies, Humanities, English/Language Arts, Foreign Language, and the Fine Arts. The program, lasting the month of June 2019, will focus on the long history of cultural ties between Morocco and the Iberian Peninsula. For details, please see the website at
    https://cmes.arizona.edu/Morocco_2019_Fulbright-Hays and contact Lisa Adeli at adeli@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-7904 with questions.
    January 11 Deadline
    Call for Proposals for ACTFL 2019
    Next year's annual convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will be Friday, November 22 - Sunday, November 24, 2019 (Pre-Convention Workshops scheduled on Thursday, November 21) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. The ACTFL Convention features over 800 educational sessions covering a wide spectrum of the language profession. The ACTFL Convention is a national event bringing together over 7,000 attendees from all languages, levels and assignments within the profession. The submission deadline for proposals is Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET, and details are online at https://www.actfl.org/actfl2019.

    May 1 Deadline
    Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop 2019: Martial, Epigrams
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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/3630404169454400003 . The GoToWebinar system will automatically send connection information and reminders.
    April 26 - 28 National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) & African Language Teachers Association (ALTA) Conference
    The 22nd Annual Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) and the 23rd Annual Conference of the African Language Teachers Association (ALTA) are scheduled for April 26-28, 2019, (with pre-conference workshops scheduled for April 25, 2019) at the Holiday Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport North in Atlanta, GA. The conference aims to pursue a new pathway for advocating innovative approaches in research and practices, maximizing professional exchanges and collaboration among LCTL educators, and leveraging resources and strengths in the less commonly taught languages community. For details about the conference, please see the NCOLCTL homepage (http://www.conference.ncolctl.org/) or the ALTA homepage (http://conference.altaonweb.org/).

    May
    May 1 NCDPI Measuring World Language Proficiency (Formative Assessment) Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
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  4. page WLEdOpps edited ... December 2 Deadline Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad: 29-Day Educators' Travel Seminar th…
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    December 2 Deadline
    Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad: 29-Day Educators' Travel Seminar through Morocco
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    website at
    https://cmes.arizona.edu/Morocco_2019_Fulbright-Hays and contact Lisa Adeli at adeli@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-7904 with questions.
    May 1 Deadline
    Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop 2019: Martial, Epigrams
    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
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    11:59 am
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    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.
    Always AvailableDecember 2 Deadline
    Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad: 29-Day Educators' Travel Seminar through Morocco
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    Carolina Navigators YouTube Channel
    The Carolina Navigators program at UNC Chapel Hill has a YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/CarolinaNavigators/) full of global videos made by UNC students. There is an introduction video posted, along with playlists by world region (Africa, Asia, North
    Middle East Studies and Central America, etc.), theme (Holidays & Festivals Around the World),outreach specialist Lisa Adeli for "Morocco: Bridging Cultures and Continents" - a FUNDED curriculum development program or topic (Culture Kitsfor K-12 and Virtual Cultural Festivals).
    NCVPS Culture Café Sessions
    The Culture Café hosts hour long lectures on various cultural topics
    community college educators in Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish to broaden students’ cultural and world views. The presentations are delivered by the facultyfields of the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) as ancillary instruction for interested students on a variety of cultural, gastronomic, historical, geographicSocial Studies, Humanities, English/Language Arts, Foreign Language, and architectural themes related to the target languages of our World Language Department. Past sessions are quite diverse and have includedFine Arts. The program, lasting the importancemonth of studying abroad, Incan Agricultural Practices, a local’s view of Sochi during the Winter Olympics, Mother’s Day Traditions from the Arab World, the beauty of Paris, Tokyo, Rome and the list goesJune 2019, will focus on and on. Previous guest speakers include professors from the Universitylong history of North Carolina, faculty from the Florida Virtual School, students from NCVPS, citizens of Russiacultural ties between Morocco and Egypt, and even the son of the President of Costa Rica. Our aim is to bring the majesty of the foreign cultures we teach to our students, and inspire our students to travel abroad and immerse themselves in the places and cultures we are studying.
    The calendar of upcoming Culture Café sessions, with a video and additional
    Iberian Peninsula. For details, is online at https://ncvps.org/culture-cafe. If you have questions about the Culture Café sessions or are interested in presenting, please contact Herman Hall, NCVPS Instructional Leader for Spanish 4 and Culture Café, at herman.hall@ncpublicschools.gov.
    Resources for Teaching the Russian Revolution
    The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) have a number of free resources available online for teachers and students to use in learning about the Russian Revolution, including films, lectures, newspapers, photographs, posters, projects, social media, etc. Please
    see the Teaching the Russian Revolution sitewebsite at http://guides.lib.unc.edu/1917 for details.
    https://cmes.arizona.edu/Morocco_2019_Fulbright-Hays and contact Lisa Adeli at adeli@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-7904 with questions.

    For K-20 Students
    November 9 Deadline
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  6. page WLEdOpps edited ... In teams of 2-3, students conduct research on contemporary issues in Africa, Asia, Europe, Lat…
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    In teams of 2-3, students conduct research on contemporary issues in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or the Middle East and North Africa. Students write a 2-3 page research paper in their language of study and create a visual representation of their research, which is presented at the Learning Through Languages Symposium. Team applications will be available in the fall. Support for sponsoring teachers includes professional development on research methodology and classroom resources. Funding support for schools may be available.
    For more information, please visit https://areastudies.unc.edu/ltl/ or send an email to Emma Harver, Coordinator for LTL, at harver@email.unc.edu.
    December 15 Deadline
    JNCL-NCLIS Policy & Communications Spring Internship for Undergraduate or Graduate Student
    The Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (NCLIS) have a Communication and Policy internship available. The person selected will work closely with JNCL staff to support various communications, research, and public policy projects. They are also involved in the annual Language Advocacy Day, create content for and manage our social media channels, and liaise with staffers on Capitol Hill. Interns will gain experience in federal language policy in our nation's capital while learning about and researching current industry initiatives and challenges. Interns receive a stipend. Option to telework several days a week included. For details about applying for the internship position, go to
    https://languagepolicy.org/about-jncl-nclis/internships/ .

    January 31 Deadline
    SCOLT Ken Stewart Future Language Educator Scholarship for a High School Senior
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    11:44 am
  7. page WLEdOpps edited ... November 27 Deadline Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for Community College, Undergraduate…
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    November 27 Deadline
    Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for Community College, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
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    Azerbaijani, Bangla, .Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu. The program
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    gains.
    The CLS application is now live and available online at: **http://www.clscholarship.org/apply**
    Applications are
    (https://clscholarship.org/apply) and is due on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 8:00pmat 8:00 pm EST.
    **CLS Application Open - Fully Funded Study Abroad**

    December 4 Deadline
    YES Abroad Program, High School Students (ages 15 - 18)
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    11:33 am
  8. page WLEdOpps edited ... The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) have a number of free …
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    The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) have a number of free resources available online for teachers and students to use in learning about the Russian Revolution, including films, lectures, newspapers, photographs, posters, projects, social media, etc. Please see the Teaching the Russian Revolution site at http://guides.lib.unc.edu/1917 for details.
    For K-20 Students
    October 30 @ 4 p.m. Eastern Deadline
    NSLI - Youth Scholarships to Study Abroad for Students (ages 15 - 18)
    Applications are now being accepted for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. Approximately 660 merit-based scholarships are available for U.S. citizen high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 to study a language in the summer of 2019 or in the 2019-20 academic year. Scholarship recipients will receive intensive language learning through a study abroad experience, language classes, cultural activities, and time living overseas with a host family. Applicants may select between the Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, or Turkish programs. For more information about the NSLI-Y program, how to apply, and eligibility criteria, visit www.nsliforyouth.org. The application deadline is October 30, 2018, 4:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time.

    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
    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, . The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
    The application is now live and available online at: **http://www.clscholarship.org/apply**
    Applications are due Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 8:00pm EST.
    **CLS Application Open - Fully Funded Study Abroad**

    December 4 Deadline
    YES Abroad Program, High School Students (ages 15 - 18)
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    11:05 am
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    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
    countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Madedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey. Please go to the YES Abroad website (http://www.yes-abroad.org/) for details and the 2019-2020 program application, which is due on December 4, 2018 at 11:59 pm PST.
    December 11 Deadline
    Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for High School Students
    The U.S. State Department funded Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) is for motivated high school students who want to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. No previous language experience is required. Please go to the CBYX website (http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/about) for details and the online application, which must be submitted by December 11, 2018 by 11:59 pm PST.

    December 12 Event for High School Students
    Learning Through Languages Symposium
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    10:59 am
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    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.
    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
    countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Madedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey. Please go to the YES Abroad website (http://www.yes-abroad.org/) for details and the 2019-2020 program application, which is due on December 4, 2018 at 11:59 pm PST.

    December 12 Event for High School Students
    Learning Through Languages Symposium
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