New Online course offerings at UIC
SPANISH 440 “THEORY AND METHODS IN TEACHING HERITAGE SPEAKERS” THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF HISPANIC & ITALIAN STUDIES
Language Ideologies in the Classroom
Free PD for teachers willing to come to Chicago on Sat. Feb. 1st, 2020!
Session Title: Language Ideologies in the Classroom
Link to info on the free PD: Heritage Workshop Information
Link to RSVP: RSVP
Heritage Spanish Teaching Certificate
Dr. Jenna Cushing-Leubner, an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, shared information about the Heritage Spanish teaching certificate her and her collegue designed and are currently offering. Here is more information on the program: http://carla.umn.edu/institutes/2020/heritage.html
Spanish teachers can get the certificate after completing the required 5 courses, and it definitely takes a critical approach to teaching heritage speakers. It is affordable and all online ($450.00 per course- with the option of getting graduate credit at a higher cost).