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Hawai‘i Chapter AATSP 2017 Poster Contest Winners!

Spanish students from all over the state created beautiful posters on the theme: Creando vínculos entre el aula y la carrera, Criando vínculos entre a aula e a carreira. The following posters will be entered in the 2017 AATSP national poster contest! ¡Enhorabuena! Felicidades!


9-12 HAND-DRAWN

1st- Maia Mikayla Brown, Seabury Hall


2nd- Kylie Otsuka, MidPac Institute


3rd- Jasmine Chee, Moanalua High



6-8 HAND-DRAWN

1st- Liza Tom, MidPac Institute


2nd- Lily Piedad, MidPac Institute


3rd- McKenzie Kurosu, MidPac Institute



9-12 DIGITAL

1st- Anna Palagano, MidPac Institute


2nd- Hannah Petko, MidPac Institute


3rd- Kai Sakamoto, MidPac Institute

Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica Scholarship Winners

¡Enhorabuena! Congratulations to ‘Iolani School students Andrew Evans ('17) who won a Joseph Adams Scholarship and Bethany Lum ('18) who won a Bertie Green Travel Award to Guatemala this summer. ¡Fenomenal!

Scholarship Opportunity for AP Teachers to Study in Salamanca

Will you be teaching Pre-AP or AP Spanish Language and Culture next Fall? Strengthen your program while you make cultural connections in Salamanca this summer! There are scholarships available for 10 teachers for the Mester AP Spanish Language and Culture Institute for Teachers in Salamanca, Spain, June 18-24! Pasea por la ciudad de Lazarillo y Unamuno! Visita al Prado! Prepara recursos y desarrolla estrategias para tus cursos de AP/PreAP.


The first 5 completed applications received by May 5 will receive a scholarship! The remaining 5 scholarships will be chosen between May 6-15th from all applications.


Scholarships include tuition, excursions, room board, insurance, and transfers! You only need to cover your flight and personal expenses! If interested, please message me for application details.


Click here to download application forms.



Preference for the scholarships will be given to AATSP members who are new to teaching PreAP or AP, and those interested in teaching those levels. Applications for scholarships can be submitted directly to cherylfuentesw@yahoo.com
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Information for AATSP Awards Available Online

Each year the AATSP offers a number of awards that recognize the achievements of AATSP members. The awards are presented at the Awards Banquet held during the annual AATSP Conference. Information for nominating a colleague or applying for one of the 2017 AATSP Awards is now available on the website. Click here for award descriptions and application information.

Deadline for applications/nominations: Monday, May 1, 2017

99th AATSP Annual Conference

Thursday, July 6th, 8am to Sunday, July 9th, 6pm

198 East Delaware Place

Chicago, IL

There's still time to register and attend the 99th AATSP Conference, July 6-9th, in Chicago, IL. Please check the AATSP website for more information.

HALT Summer Summit

Saturday, July 15th, 8:30am-1:30pm

2465 Campus Road

Honolulu, HI

HALT language educators will be able to have informal“talk story” roundtable discussion sessions on current topics of interest in language education, followed by a networking lunch, and our new annual HALT general business meeting (an opportunity to have your voice heard or get involved with future directions for HALT). For more information contact, halt808@gmail.com