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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/.
    August
    August 14 World View Partners Global Education Summit
    World View partners are invited to kick off the school year with a global mindset. Join World View and Buncombe County Schools for a free global education professional development event. The Global Education Summit will feature a range of speakers and sessions focused on global issues, teaching strategies and resources for integrating global conent into curriculum. A CEU is offered and there is no registration fee for participants from a World View Partner institution (check here to find out if your school or district is a partner) before going to the website for details and the registration form.

    August 26 CLTA-NC Annual Conference
    The Chinese Language Teacher Association of North Carolina (CLTA-NC) will hold its annual conference on Sunday, August 26, 2018, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm in Park Shops, Room 210 on the NC State Main Campus in Raleigh. The registration is open and online at https://goo.gl/forms/wGmateUZ0xGalBFd2. Attached is our flyer for the event for you to share with friends who are interested. To learn more about CLTA-NC membership and events, please visit the website at https://confucius.ncsu.edu/training/clta-nc/.
    FallSeptember
    September 6 NC Summit on US/China Education
    The 6th biennial North Carolina Summit on United States/China Education will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State. The theme is "Community Focused Partnerships: Harnessing Intercultural Competence" and the presentations will explore the intersections of government and politics, business and industry, and education and learning. For details, including registration, go to the website at https://ncchinasummit.fi.ncsu.edu/.
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    The North Carolina Teaching Asia Network (NCTAN), as part of the 2018-19 NCTAN Seminars, will hold the How to Prepare Students for a Study Tour to Japan seminar on Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and online via webinar. The session will discuss how to prepare students for a school trip to Japan. A travel agent in North Carolina will also join us to answer your questions on travel arrangements.
    The NCTAN Seminars are funded for up to 25 K-12 in-service teachers. Please see the NCTAN website at http://nctan.org/for details, including the online registration form. Questions can be directed to Dr. Yoko Kano, NCTAN Director, at kanoy@uncw.edu .
    October
    October 15 - 17 FLANC Pre-Conference Webinars
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) will host pre-conference webinars on the evenings of Monday, October 15 - Wednesday, October 17 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Please see the Conference Webinars page (http://www.flanc.org/2018-fall-conference/2018-conference-webinars) on the FLANC website for details.
    October 17 - 18 World View K-12 Global Education Symposium
    World View at UNC Chapel Hill will be hosting the 2018 K-12 Global Education Symposium on October 17 - 18. Please check the website at https://worldview.unc.edu/our-programs/at-unc-chapel-hill/ for details as they become available.

    October 19 - 20 FLANC Fall Conference
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) Fall Conference will be on Friday - Saturday, October 19 - 20, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, NC. The theme of the conference is "Who's Your PFF?" (Professional Friend Forever) and there will be a variety of sessions and workshops. Registration and additional details are available on the FLANC Fall Conference webpage: http://www.flanc.org/2018-fall-conference.
    November
    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. Please check the website at https://worldview.unc.edu/our-programs/at-unc-chapel-hill/ for details as they become available.

    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.
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Monday, August 13

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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/.
    August
    August 9 NCTAN Seminar: China Now
    The North Carolina Teaching Asia Network (NCTAN), as part of the 2018-19 NCTAN Seminars, will hold a China Now seminar on Thursday, August 9, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and online via webinar. Dr. Yixin Chen will discuss China’s recent social changes generated by its rapid economic growth, E-commerce and transportation-centered infrastructure building. There will also be a focus on China’s political problems and its issues in the US-China relationship. Dr. Wenyang Sun will give a brief introduction of Chinese philosophy about teaching and learning, followed by an overview and a discussion of the current K-12 education system in China. A specific focus on the challenges and successes in designing curriculum, exploring new educational models, and addressing equity issues will be also discussed. The North Carolina educators who participated in the World View study tour to China this summer will present their experiences and learning in the afternoon. In addition, resources on teaching about East Asia will be provided.
    The NCTAN Seminars are funded for up to 25 K-12 in-service teachers. Please see the NCTAN website at http://nctan.org/ for details, including the online registration form. Questions can be directed to Dr. Yoko Kano, NCTAN Director, at kanoy@uncw.edu .
    August 9 - 10 CAL Institute: Language Assessment for an Effective Classroom
    This two-day institute from August 9-10, 2018, at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, DC will feature the CAL Assessment Toolkit developed by CAL's subject matter experts based on decades of research and practice. The toolkit provides a comprehensive framework as well as techniques and strategies for assessment development and use. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of underlying principles of assessment (such as validity, reliability, item formats, cultural bias and sensitivity and more) and leave equipped with a variety of research-based practices for assessment development and adaptation. Portions of each day will be reserved for reflection and guided practice. This institute is designed for K-12 dual language/immersion content and ESL educators. Classroom teachers, as well as coordinators, specialists, and instructional coaches are welcome. Details are available online, including costs and registration:
    http://solutions.cal.org/institutes-events/cal-institutes/language-assessment/language-assessment-august-2018
    August 11 Georgia Institute of Technology Workshop: Enhancing Cognitive Skills in a Content-Based Instruction Classroom
    The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta is pleased to offer a new workshop for middle and high school language teachers on Saturday, August 11: Enhancing Cognitive Skills in a Content-Based Instruction (CBI) Classroom.
    Carefully designed around most important issues in content-based instruction, this workshop will help teachers with understanding of new approaches and trends in CBI, as well as equip them with practical tools to apply these trends in their own classroom. Participants will be provided with various ways of creating activities and assessments, adapt their textbook activities to the needs of their students, and align their lesson plans with ACTFL proficiency guidelines.
    Details, including online registration ($75), are posted online at http://pwp.gatech.edu/workshop-url/.

    August 14 World View Partners Global Education Summit
    World View partners are invited to kick off the school year with a global mindset. Join World View and Buncombe County Schools for a free global education professional development event. The Global Education Summit will feature a range of speakers and sessions focused on global issues, teaching strategies and resources for integrating global conent into curriculum. A CEU is offered and there is no registration fee for participants from a World View Partner institution (check here to find out if your school or district is a partner) before going to the website for details and the registration form.
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Wednesday, August 8

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    NCVPS Culture Cafes for World Languages
    Teaching the EU Toolkits website
    Elementary School Lessons & Resources
    Middle School
    High School
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Monday, August 6

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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/.
    July
    July 30 - August 2 Regional 1-Day Sessions on Digital Learning Competencies for Educators by Educators
    Learn how to positively impact student learning through implementing the Digital Learning Competencies in your classroom and schools. Join one of our mini-conferences for fresh ideas to immediately incorporate into your classroom practices.
    All sessions will be provided by educators from across North Carolina! Concurrent sessions will support classroom teachers and school-level administrators in developing the capacity to improve instruction and provide digital leadership in classrooms and schools.
    Dates & Locations:
    Monday, July 30 - DF Walker Elementary: Edenton (Region 1)
    Tuesday, July 31 - Kinston High School: Kinston (Region 2)
    Wednesday, August 1 - Granville Central High School: Stem (Region 3)
    Thursday, August 2 - Lumberton High School: Lumberton (Region 4)
    Lunch will be provided. Sessions are from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. Space is limited to 400 educators per location.
    This is a FREE event open to educators in North Carolina. Participants may earn 0.7 Digital Learning Competency CEUs.
    Registration is online using this form and questions can be directed to Jill Darrough, Digital Leadership and Professional Learning Consultant, at jill.darrough@dpi.nc.gov or 252-671-6405.

    August
    August 9 NCTAN Seminar: China Now
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Friday, August 3

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    French Consulate Office in Atlanta, Georgia
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    (2016 - 2018)
    thomas.tugulescu@diplomatie.gouv.fr
    2018 and pictured to right)
    Anne-Lise Gallay, Deputy Cultural Attaché (September 2018 - 2020)

    French Embassy: K-12 Education
    http://frenchlanguagek12.org/
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Wednesday, August 1

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    Please download the most recent World Languages in North Carolina document (February 2018) with statewide enrollment information, program highlights, and other data.
    Language-specific versions of these materials are compiled upon request.
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    examples: Chinese (July 2017),(August 2018), French (November
    There is also a brief on Language Diversity in North Carolina (March 2018).
    This wiki is used to share information, resources, materials and policies to implement the proficiency-based North Carolina World Language Essential Standards.
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    Please see the list of conferences and meetings below to access PowerPoint presentations, handouts, activities and materials that have been shared most recently about the North Carolina World Language Essential Standards.
    Chinese Guest Teacher Program
    July 31, 2017August 1, 2018
    K-12 Chinese Language Programs in North Carolina (PowerPoint or PDF)
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    Language Study (July 2017)(August 2018)
    CLTA-NC Annual Conference
    August 27, 2017
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Tuesday, July 31

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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/
    July 22 Application Deadline
    Become an ACTFL Mentor
    The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Mentoring Program is accepting applications for mentors through July 22, 2018. Mentors must have more than five years of teaching experience (traditional program) or more than three years of experience (distance learning program), be a current ACTFL member, and remain a member for the duration of the program. This program is designed to help early career language teachers succeed in their current assignments and learn the skills to be successful long-term in their careers. Mentor program participants receive a copy of Keys to the Classroom as well as supplementary materials. All work is conducted online through email and the ACTFL Community.
    Details, including the mentor applications, are posted online at https://www.actfl.org/professional-development/career-resources/mentoring-program .
    July 23 Priority Deadline
    Chinese Bridge Delegation Trip for K-12 Education Leaders
    The College Board has announced the plans for the 2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation—a weeklong educational trip, which will take place November 2 - 11, 2018. The Chinese Bridge Delegation focuses on school visits, cultural activities, and interactive workshops with the aim of helping education decision-makers start or expand their Chinese language and culture programs.
    Participants will have the opportunity to:
    Visit Chinese K–12 schools and universities, meet with Chinese educators, and observe classes.
    Establish meaningful partnerships with Chinese schools and network with colleagues.
    Learn about resources that will help them build and support Chinese language and culture programs.
    Experience China firsthand with its rich traditional culture set against stunning modern development.
    Eligible Participants:
    K–12 district administrators, school leaders, and other education decision-makers actively seeking to develop and expand Chinese language and culture programs
    First-time participants and former delegates
    Since 2010, more than 100 North Carolina teachers and administrators have traveled with Go Global NC on the Chinese Bridge Delegation. For more information about joining the 2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation to China, go to Go Global NC's China Programs page and/or see the College Board's Bridge Delegation page along with the online application.
    The priority application deadline is July 23, 2018. Questions can be directed to Tom Martineau at Go Global NC at tmartineau@northcarlina.edu. Please use "2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation" in the subject line of inquiries.

    August 15 Deadline
    AATG Grant Program to Promote German
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    Please note - For this year only: NCCAT will accept applications for the Luz M. Frye Honored Educator Scholarship through August 31. As you will read on the website, applications are usually accepted January 1 - April 30 each year. Mrs. Frye’s scholarship is an endowed fund that will be awarded annually to a NC world language or ESL public school teacher in perpetuity.
    Questions can be directed to Dorcas Masson, NCCAT Development Associate and Chair of the Honored Educator Committee, at dorcas.masson@nccat.org or 828-293-5202.
    August 27 Deadline
    Chinese Bridge Delegation Trip for K-12 Education Leaders
    The College Board has announced the plans for the 2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation—a weeklong educational trip, which will take place November 2 - 11, 2018. The Chinese Bridge Delegation focuses on school visits, cultural activities, and interactive workshops with the aim of helping education decision-makers start or expand their Chinese language and culture programs.
    Participants will have the opportunity to:
    Visit Chinese K–12 schools and universities, meet with Chinese educators, and observe classes.
    Establish meaningful partnerships with Chinese schools and network with colleagues.
    Learn about resources that will help them build and support Chinese language and culture programs.
    Experience China firsthand with its rich traditional culture set against stunning modern development.
    Eligible Participants:
    K–12 district administrators, school leaders, and other education decision-makers actively seeking to develop and expand Chinese language and culture programs
    First-time participants and former delegates
    Since 2010, more than 100 North Carolina teachers and administrators have traveled with Go Global NC on the Chinese Bridge Delegation. For more information about joining the 2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation to China, go to Go Global NC's China Programs page and/or see the College Board's Bridge Delegation page along with the online application.
    The final registration deadline is August 27, 2018. Questions can be directed to Tom Martineau at Go Global NC at tmartineau@northcarlina.edu. Please use "2018 Chinese Bridge Delegation" in the subject line of inquiries.

    September 1 Deadline
    SCOLT Call for Proposals
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