The STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training (PTT) program offers an opportunity for those embarking on a career teaching Portuguese and for those already teaching Portuguese as a second, foreign, or heritage language to improve their pedagogical skills. Instructors will be trained in standards-based instruction at all levels (K-16). Upon completion of the program participants earn 10 Professional Development Points through Boston University.
20 participants who have native, near native, or advanced proficiency in European and/or Brazilian Portuguese will be selected. A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required.
Time And Place
The online seminar runs from July 1st to August 10th, onsite workshop and hands-on training August 17 - 24th. (8:45am - 4:00pm, Boston University Campus). Follow-up communication occurs via FaceBook group.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island participants are eligible for a travel stipend of up to $300 with receipts; participants from all other states are eligible for a travel stipend of up to $500 with receipts. Accommodation is participants' own responsibility although suggestions will be provided.
May 22nd, 2013
For more information, contact Célia Bianconi.