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    Free MOOC-Eds Online Courses from NC State for Educators (Registration open for Fall 2017 Courses)
    The Friday Institute at NC State is offering seven MOOC-Ed courses this fall, including two new courses. As always, MOOC-Eds are free and you can participate 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 this fall, and the list, along with other details and online registration, is available at https://place.fi.ncsu.edu/.
    September 20 World Language Quarterly Update DPI Webinar @ 4 - 5 pm
    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.
    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.
    Please register for the September 20 webinar by submitting this form (https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1907859764354232067) or going to the Webinar Series Information page on the World Languages wiki.
    1 contact hour can be earned towards a CEU by those who participate in the live broadcast of a World Language Webinar
    Note: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.

    September 28 Deadline to Register for Developing Core Language Skills in Arabic: Listening (Online Course from Aldeen Foundation)
    The Aldeen Foundation has posted information about its online Arabic fall session and this fall's topic is "Developing core language skills: Listening." Participants will spend about 120 minutes per week listening to lectures, watching the best teaching strategies in a real classroom setting, taking quizzes, and networking with experts and colleagues in the US and worldwide. Registration begins September 18, 2017 (10:00 AM PST) and ends September 28, 2017 (or when full), and the course runs from October 2 - November 13. The cost is $90 Per Teacher or $500 Per School for up to six teachers. Please see details about the course and registration at https://aldeenfoundation.org/online-arabic-training/upcoming-sessions/
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Wednesday, September 20

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    Spotlight: Online Resources
    Guest speakers from the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS)
    Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
    Broadcast recording: MP4 file

    December 13, 2017
    2nd Quarter
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Tuesday, September 19

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    The Center for European Studies (CES) at UNC-Chapel Hill provides free Teaching the European Union (EU) Toolkits to K-12 teachers. To download the Teaching the EU Toolkits, lesson plans, and resources for teaching about contemporary Europe, go to
    http://europe.unc.edu/teaching-the-eu-toolkits/ . If you would like hard copies mailed to your school, contact Noel Bynum at nlbynum@email.unc.edu .
    September 15 Deadline
    FLANC Fall Conference K-12 Beginning Teacher Scholarship
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) is planning to award reimbursement scholarships for the Annual Fall Conference to 20 beginning teachers in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of teaching (K-12). These scholarships offer beginning teachers a break with conference fees, as they can attend the conference and one Saturday afternoon workshop at no charge. The conference will give beginning teachers an invaluable opportunity to learn new ideas to bring back to their classrooms, mingle with other language teachers, and see what exciting products the world language vendors have to offer.
    Winners of the scholarship will be selected from entries of those who apply, and awardees will be informed on September 30. For more information and the application, please go to the Scholarships page (http://www.flanc.org/membership-benefits/scholarships-and-awards) on the FLANC website. You can also contact the Scholarship and Minigrant Chair Christi Lea (scholarship.minigrant@flanc.org) with any questions.
    The application deadline is September 15.
    Johnson Awards for K-12 Arabic Teachers to Attend ACTFL Convention
    The 2017 Dora Johnson Awards will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2017 ACTFL Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017. Submit your application at https://qfi.fluidreview.com. To inquire further about the Dora Johnson Awards or for any questions about the application process, please contact Jillian Lomanno, actfl@qfi.org or 202-652-0147.

    September 30 Deadline
    FLANC Incredible World Language Teacher Nominations
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    More information: Visit https://startalk.umd.edu/public/resources/WorldLanguageSupportGrants
    For K-20 Students
    September 15 Deadline
    FLANC Scholarship for Seniors in a World Language Teacher Licensure Program
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) invites applications for the Jane Mitchell/Manolita Buck scholarship competition. The scholarship provides $1000 to a student in his or her final year of undergraduate study in a program leading to teacher licensure in a world language. Each year, the scholarship honors Jane Mitchell (French, UNC-Greensboro) and Manolita Buck (Spanish, East Carolina University), two language educators instrumental in shaping a vision for world language education in our state.
    Mitchell/Buck scholars can be enrolled at any college or university in North Carolina, and must be in their final year of an education program at the time the scholarship is awarded. The application deadline is September 15.
    For more information and the application, please go to the Scholarships page (http://www.flanc.org/membership-benefits/scholarships-and-awards) on the FLANC website. You can also contact the Scholarship and Minigrant Chair Christi Lea (scholarship.minigrant@flanc.org) with any questions. Please promote this scholarship among teacher-education candidates!
    All finalists will have a personal interview (via phone or Skype) with the scholarship committee. The winner will be honored at FLANC's annual meeting at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham on Friday, October 20, 2017.

    September 29 Application Deadline
    Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium
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Monday, September 18

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Thursday, September 14

  1. page WLEdOpps edited ... Winners of the scholarship will be selected from entries of those who apply, and awardees will…
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    Winners of the scholarship will be selected from entries of those who apply, and awardees will be informed on September 30. For more information and the application, please go to the Scholarships page (http://www.flanc.org/membership-benefits/scholarships-and-awards) on the FLANC website. You can also contact the Scholarship and Minigrant Chair Christi Lea (scholarship.minigrant@flanc.org) with any questions.
    The application deadline is September 15.
    Japanese Language Grants Now Available
    The Japan Foundation Los Angeles administers several types of grant programs to promote Japanese-language education in the United States. These include training programs for teachers and specialists as well as grant programs for educational institutions. Please see the list below and go to http://jflalc.org/grants-jle.html for more information.
    Teaching Material Purchase Grant (Deadlines: 9/15/2017)
    Japanese-Language Education Project Grant (Deadline: 2 months prior to project start date)

    Johnson Awards for K-12 Arabic Teachers to Attend ACTFL Convention
    The 2017 Dora Johnson Awards will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2017 ACTFL Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017. Submit your application at https://qfi.fluidreview.com. To inquire further about the Dora Johnson Awards or for any questions about the application process, please contact Jillian Lomanno, actfl@qfi.org or 202-652-0147.
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Monday, September 11

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    2015 Spring Conference (February 21, 2015, in Wilmington, NC)
    IHE: Institutes of Higher Education
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    (January 31, 2017, via WebEx)
    Proficiency
    2017) and High School World Language Methods Course (September 11, 2017)
    High School Course slides: Proficiency & the World Language Essential Standards (PowerPoint and PDF)
    K-8 Course slides: Proficiency
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    Prep Work: Administrator Guide for Modern Languages and LinguaFolio Grid customized for the WLES
    Socrative Link
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    The 2017 Dora Johnson Awards will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2017 ACTFL Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017. Submit your application at https://qfi.fluidreview.com. To inquire further about the Dora Johnson Awards or for any questions about the application process, please contact Jillian Lomanno, actfl@qfi.org or 202-652-0147.
    September 30 Deadline
    Nominate anFLANC Incredible World Language Teacher for FLANCNominations
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) needs your help to recognize exceptional World Language teachers from across the state. If you know, work with or are a great teacher of any language, take a moment to send FLANC some information so that they can celebrate these teachers.
    All you have to do is:
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    Eastern/Coastal Regional Rep.
    __eastern.rep@flanc.org__
    NCOLCTL Call for Proposals
    The 21st Annual Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL), "LCTL Education in the US: From Pre-K to Global Professional," is scheduled for April 20-22, 2018, with pre-conference workshops scheduled for April 19, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Herndon, VA. Proposals are being solicited for individual papers, colloquia, and poster sessions to be presented at this conference. Please see the 2018 NCOLCTL page at http://www.conference.ncolctl.org/conference for details as they become available. The deadline for submission is September 30, 2017.

    October 16 Deadline
    NCLC Call for Proposals
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  3. page WLEdOpps edited ... Teaching Material Purchase Grant (Deadlines: 9/15/2017) Japanese-Language Education Project G…
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    Teaching Material Purchase Grant (Deadlines: 9/15/2017)
    Japanese-Language Education Project Grant (Deadline: 2 months prior to project start date)
    Johnson Awards for K-12 Arabic Teachers to Attend ACTFL Convention
    The 2017 Dora Johnson Awards will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2017 ACTFL Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017. Submit your application at https://qfi.fluidreview.com. To inquire further about the Dora Johnson Awards or for any questions about the application process, please contact Jillian Lomanno, actfl@qfi.org or 202-652-0147.

    September 30 Deadline
    Nominate an Incredible World Language Teacher for FLANC
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    An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, September 14, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Here is the registration link (https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dm4TfskZ3lX7wkB) which is also posted on the webpage linked above, along with the team application form that is due on Friday, September 29.
    Questions can be directed to Emma Harver, Program/Outreach Coordinator, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies at harver@email.unc.edu .
    November 2 Deadline
    NSLI-Y Scholarships to Study Language Abroad for High School Students
    The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages (Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia, Korean, Persian, Russian, Turkish) in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. For details, including the information needed to apply, go to http://www.nsliforyouth.org/ .
    Applications are due on November 2, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

    December 5 Deadline
    Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES) Program for High School Students
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    Questions can be directed to Emma Harver, Program/Outreach Coordinator, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies at harver@email.unc.edu .
    December 5 Deadline
    Kennedy-Lugar YESYouth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES) Program for High School Students
    The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES) program, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is for high school students, age 15-18.5, to study abroad for one academic year (2018-2019) in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, or Turkey. Students live with a host family and study in a local school. For additional details, including the online application, go to http://www.yes-abroad.org/ .
    The 2018-2019 program application deadline is December 5, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.

    December 30 Deadline
    Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Language Study Abroad Programs in East or Southeast Asia for University Graduates
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