World Language Educator's Monthly
Seattle Public Schools - December, 2022
EXCITING NEWS! World Language Content Demonstration Teacher Introduction
Congratulations, Stephanie Jackson who will be the World Language Content Demo Teacher for 22-23 and 23-24!
More about Stephanie and the WL Content Demo Teacher Role
The World Language Content Demonstration Teacher is a new stipend position that we received from the district and is in partnership with the Teacher Leadership Cadre. We will be developing out this position collaboratively in the coming months. This role will focus on supporting new world language teachers and also specific world language instructional projects. Interested in learning more or working with Stephanie? Reach out to Thad (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Stephanie (email@example.com). Please share in my congratulations to Stephanie and also my gratitude to the other great applicants that applied for this role.
ATENCIÓN: Profes de Español
ONGOING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Avant ADVANCE ACTFL Standards Training
Read more here about this self-paced training available for clock hours. Interested? Send me an email. We have a few schools doing this training together as a focus of their PLC. I am in the process of finalizing licenses. If anyone else in interested please email by 12/16/22.
Organic World Language Wednesday Afternoon Trainings
This year we will once again offer Wednesday afternoon trainings with Organic World Language on Job-Alike Red Wednesdays. If you are interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org so you can get the Outlook invite. Trainings are virtual. Dates are still being decided but will likely begin in January or February if there is enough interest.
SAVE THE DATE! World Language Department Chair Meetings
WL Department Chair Meeting #1 - Wednesday, 12/7 4pm - 5pm
WL Department Chair Meeting #2 - Wednesday, 2/1 4pm - 5pm
WL Department Chair Meeting #3 - Wednesday, 4/5 4pm - 5pm
World Language Credit Testing Dates & Site-Based Testing for 2022-2023
Interested in hosting a testing date at your school? Please contact email@example.com to discuss details and schedule a date for this fall or spring. Last year over 10 schools hosted site-based testing days. Thank you educators for leading this work!