Foreign Language Conferences:

Although Individual Professional Development Projects have been suspended by the District through 2013 due to budget cuts, I encourage you to work to find alternative funding to allow you to continue your professional learning through conferences and workshops. Teachers are looking to businesses and civic organizations for funding and finding success. Your Site PDC or principal may be able to provide some help as well. Where there's a will, there's a way.

OFLA (Ozarks Foreign Language Association) TBA, typically in March at Missouri State University

CSCTFL (Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) in Milwaukee, WI, on March 8-10, 2012

AATF (American Association of Teachers of French) in Chicago, IL on July 5-8, 2012

AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on July 7-10, 2012

FLAM (Foreign Language Association of Missouri) in St. Louis, Oct. 19-20, 2012

ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) in Philadelphia, PA Nov. 16-18, 2012

Scholarship Opportunities available through the Central States Conference

CSC offers 5 scholarships for summer, 2012. Criteria has been changed--applicant does not have to have attended a CSC conference in order to be selected. Applicant would present at CSC the year following the experience.
CSC Scholarship Information


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