Hawai‘i AATSP


Hawai‘i Chapter Poster Contest Winners

Spanish students from all over the state created beautiful posters on the theme:¡El español y el portugués en marcha! O espanhol e o português em movimento! The following posters will be entered in the 2018 AATSP national poster contest! ¡Enhorabuena! Felicidades!

Hand-Drawn 9-12

1st Place
Tory Nakata (Mid Pacific Institute)

2nd Place
Maia D’Amato (Mid Pacific Institute)

3rd Place
Jasmine Chee (Moanalua High School)

Digital 9-12

1st Place
Yunjung Rho (Moanalua High School)

2nd Place
Anna Palagano (Mid Pacific Institute)

3rd Place
Helena Lambeth (Mid Pacific Institute)

Welcome New Board Members & Roles

The Hawai‘i Chapter welcomes its new board members: President Mariana Cronin and Treasurer Puri García. Former treasurer Nancy Wysard is now serving as Communications Coordinator for our chapter and Rachel Mamiya Hernandez has moved to Past-President and is serving on the AATSP National Board of Directors as Portuguese Representative.

HALT Spring Conference

Saturday, April 14th, 8am-2:30pm

2645 Dole Street

Honolulu, HI

Come join us at the 32nd Annual HALT Spring Conference.

Conference highlights will include a keynote address on Shaping Our Shared Future, One Student at a Time and a featured afternoon session on Leading from the Language Classroom by Dr. Emily McCarren (Punahou School), 20 exciting concurrent sessions, our annual Publishers’ Exhibits and Sweepstakes, the announcement of the 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award winners, and more!

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100th Annual AATSP Conference

Monday, June 25th, 9am to Thursday, June 28th, 2:30pm

Cuesta de Oviedo, s/n. 37008 - Salamanca

Join Us in Celebrating our Centennial! There's still time to register and attend the 100th AATSP Conference, June 25-28th, in Salamanca, Spain. Please check the AATSP website for more information.

There will also be some exciting workshops:

W-1: Maximizing Comprehensible Input with TPRS®
W-2: Maximizing Comprehensible Input with TPRS®
W-3: Ni voz, ni voto: La representación del hablante de herencia en el currículo escolar
W-4: Cómo examinar un examen: Los fundamentos de análisis de ítems

World Language Speech Festival

Saturday, April 28th, 8am-12:30pm

2825 Ala Ilima Street

Honolulu, HI

Come celebrate world languages! For more information contact Jaimelynn Tateyama for more info: jltateyama@moanaluahs.k12.hi.us

AATSP Awards

Each year the AATSP offers a number of awards that recognize the achievements of AATSP members. The awardees are honored at the Awards Banquet held during the annual AATSP Conference and receive a plaque and a check for $500.

  • AATSP Chapter of the Year Award
  • AATSP Distinguished Leadership Award
  • AATSP Outstanding Service Award
  • AATSP Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards (Four Levels: Elementary, Secondary, Community College, and College/University)
  • AATSP-Sigma Delta Pi Vargas Llosa Award

Deadline for nominations for all awards: Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern Time. Winners will be notified by mid May 2018. Click on the link below for more information.