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11/18/2016 » 11/20/2016
2016 Convention in Boston

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Stipend for K-12 Teachers and Graduate Student Teaching Assistants

Are you a K-12 teacher of German or a graduate student teaching assistant in your first three years of teaching? Interested in attending your first AATG/ACTFL Convention? Apply for funds to join us in San Antonio at the AATG Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo from November 21‒23! AATG members may apply for a stipend to cover conference registration and $275 in travel expenses. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn about the newest developments in foreign language education.
Friday morning, November 21, you’ll meet with experienced German teaching professionals for an orientation. Friday and Saturday choose from over 600 sessions for professional development. Sunday morning, you’ll exchange impressions, information, and materials in a wrap up session. You must attend both the orientation and the wrap up session.
This convention brings together thousands of teachers, administrators, method instructors and students of foreign languages at all levels. Sessions are offered on a wide variety of topics, including language instruction, assessment, literature, curriculum development, culture, and advocacy for German. Visit the exhibit hall to see the latest textbooks, materials, and instructional technology. Come, network with colleagues, share ideas and teaching tips in the Alamo City.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • be a member of AATG
  • be a first-time attendee at an AATG Annual Meeting / ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo
  • be a new teacher of German (in your first three years of teaching)
  • be a K-12 teacher of German or graduate student teaching assistant.
To apply, complete the form and upload your current resume or curriculum vitae and a letter of application with a description of the benefits of this professional development opportunity. The deadline for application has passed (was September 1, 2014).
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