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    Seattle Public Schools (Teacher)

    Seattle Startalk Teacher Certification

    Language(s)

    Chinese, Korean

    Date(s)
    • June 17, 2016 – July 8, 2016: One class will have pre-program online assignments and readings in order to be prepared for the first day of classes. (Face-to-face)
    Location(s)
    • Chong Wa Benevolent Association Hall, Seattle, WA
    Program Setting

    Non-residential

    Summary

    Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Startalk Teacher Certification Program will start a new cohort of seven Chinese speaking pre-service teacher trainees to join the returning Cohort 9 (five Chinese speakers, four Korean speakers ) in an alternate route teacher certification program offered by Seattle Public Schools partner, Pacific Lutheran University. Seattle Public Schools Startalk Teacher Certification Program has already produced 42 certificated Chinese and Arabic language teachers in Washington state, with one teaching in Oregon. Each cohort will take its own six graduate level credits in the alternate route teacher certification sequence, totaling 180 instructional hours for each cohort. Week 1 consists of morning and afternoon certification classes only, while Weeks 2 and 3 consist of a supervised morning lab school practicum followed by a working lunch debrief and then certification classes in the afternoons. This three week summer intensive graduate program will take place June 17-July 8. Those in Cohort 9 who have successfully completed summer 2016 coursework and who have taken the fall Issues of Child Abuse and Neglect, completed 30 hours of observation with deliverables, finished spring semester student teaching and the culminating edTPA, will be eligible for state teaching certificates by the end of Summer 2016.

    Contact(s)
    (206) 722-6561
    belau@seattleschools.org

    University of Washington (Teacher)

    STARTALK: Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century

    Language(s)

    Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Persian, Russian

    Date(s)
    • June 21, 2016 – July 2, 2016: Foundations of Language Acquistion & STARTALK Principles (Online)
    • July 7, 2016 – July 9, 2016: Session 1: Principles of Effective Language Teaching & Learning (Face-to-face)
    • July 12, 2016 – July 16, 2016: Session 2: Curriculum Planning with Thematic Units and Engaging Lesson Design (Face-to-face)
    • July 19, 2016 – July 23, 2016: Session 3: Effective Instructional Practices & Assessment for Learning (Face-to-face)
    Location(s)
    • University of Washington Language Learning Center, Seattle, WA
    Program Setting

    Non-residential

    Summary

    The STARTALK Teacher Program, “Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century,” will prepare from 12 to 16 native (or near native) speakers of Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, or Russian to teach in a standards and content-based program, focused on developing communicative proficiency and accuracy in students learning these languages and on integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into language instruction. The program is designed to teach participants the STARTALK principles and standards-based language teaching and curriculum development, as well as the content knowledge needed to pass the Washington Educator Skills Test – Endorsement (WEST-E) for World Languages. Teachers will be able to work toward obtaining a P-12 World Language Endorsement for teaching these languages in Washington K-12 public schools or earn continuing education units in support of the Residency Certificate. The program also provides scholarship assistance to complete the required assessments (WEST-E and ACTFL OPIc and WPT). In 2016, the program will include three sessions of 25 hours each for two to six UW credits of EDC&I 495 from the University of Washington College of Education and will run from June 20 through July 22, 2016 with both online and in-person components.

    Contact(s)
    (425) 495-3882
    abramova@uw.edu
    Program Website

    SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Teacher)

    Seattle Schools Startalk Teacher Certification

    Language(s)

    Chinese, Korean, Portuguese

    Date(s)
    • June 23, 2017 – July 14, 2017: (Face-to-face)
    Location(s)
    • Chong Wa Benevolent Association Hall, Seattle, WA
    Program Setting

    Non-residential

    Summary

    This three week summer intensive program will take place June 23-July 14. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Startalk Teacher Certification Program will start a new Cohort 11 of 5 Chinese, 3 Korean and 3 Portuguese speaking teacher candidates to join the returning Cohort 10 (4 participants) in a state approved teacher certification program. Cohort 10 will take its own 6 graduate level credits in the alternate route teacher certification sequence, totaling 180 instructional hours . The new Cohort 11 will begin their initial set of courses for 6 graduate level classes. Day 1 (Friday, June 23) features the orientation to certification seminar and first day of classes, with the following Week 1 consisting of morning certification classes and afternoon lab school prep. Weeks 2 and 3 will consist of a supervised morning lab school practicum with a working lunch debrief and prep in the afternoons. Those in Cohort 10 who completed summer 2016 and who have also completed the fall Issues of Child Abuse and Neglect class, spring student teaching and the culminating EdTPA, will be eligible for state teaching certificates by the end of Summer 2017.

    Contact(s)
    (206) 722-6561
    belau@seattleschools.org

    University of Washington (Teacher)

    Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century

    Language(s)

    Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian

    Date(s)
    • June 26, 2017 – July 5, 2017: (Online)
    • July 6, 2017 – July 21, 2017: (Face-to-face)
    Location(s)
    • University of Washington Language Learning Center, Seattle, WA
    Program Setting

    Non-residential

    Summary

    The STARTALK Teacher Program, “Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century,” will prepare 10 native (or near native) speakers of Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, or Russian to teach in a standards and content-based program, focused on developing communicative proficiency and accuracy in students learning these languages and on integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into language instruction. The program is designed to teach participants the STARTALK principles and standards-based language teaching and curriculum development, as well as the content knowledge needed to pass the Washington Educator Skills Test – Endorsement (WEST-E) for World Languages. Teachers will be able to work toward obtaining a P-12 World Language Endorsement for teaching these languages in Washington K-12 public schools. The program also provides scholarship assistance to complete the required assessments (WEST-E and ACTFL OPIc and WPT). In 2017, the 75-hour program will offer six UW credits of EDC&I 495 from the University of Washington College of Education and will run from June 19, 2017 through July 21, 2017 with both online and in-person components.

    Contact(s)
    (206) 543-0536
    startalk@uw.edu
    Program Website