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Check out our recent article in the ACTFL Language Educator on Building a Globally Competent and Competitive Workforce for Georgia.
New Online Courses Available for Georgia Teachers
Attention Georgia teachers and administrators, we have completed the development of two new online modules to support world language educators in Georgia which are now available and free! The courses, developed in collaboration with ACTFL, review the essential core competencies for world language educators and the educational use of Can-Do statements and are accessible via the State Longitudinal Data System Platform.
3rd Annual Jubilee International Symposium
We invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Jubilee International Symposium - Collaborations For Peace Through World Languages and Global Initiatives! This year's event will take place on Wednesday, October 6th beginning at 8am and ending at 3:30 pm at Georgia Southwestern State University. The event will feature a keynote from Mr. Jose Perez, Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia.
Georgia AATSP Virtual Fall Conference
The Georgia Chapter of the American Association for Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese will host a virtual conference on Saturday, October 2nd from 1pm - 2pm. For more information, see the flyer below.
AATSP-GA Conference Flyer 2021.pdf
GaDOE Launches World Language Community Online PLC
The Georgia Department of Education has launched a new innovative platform to provide the opportunity for world language teachers and administrators and GaDOE staff to collaborate, connect and share thoughts and resources as well as encouragement for the 2020-2021 school year! The instructions below will help guide you in the creation of your account and navigating to the communities that you are interested in. We look forward to connecting! Find out how via the pdf instructions below.
Introducing GaDOE WL Communities.pdf
7th Annual GADII Website Resources Available
This year's 7th Annual Virtual GADII was the largest free virtual Dual Language Immersion Conference in the nation! The event featured a variety of presentations. The website for this year's GADII now houses the recordings and materials from those presentations and is available for you to view via the link below.
Link to GADII Website
Teacher to Teacher Video/Webinar Series
Being Intentional with Proficiency in the World Language Classroom. - Mrs. Bertha Delgadillo.
Tips for Easy Unit Planning during Digital Learning - Elsie Ratliff and Jamie Vega - July 2020
Jamie Vega and Elsie Ratliff Webinar 7-30-2020.pdf
GaLearns World Language Course is now open!
The Georgia Department of World Languages is happy to announce the opening of the first of several online courses under development designed to introduce world language teachers and administrators to the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements. These courses are being developed in partnership with NCSSFL & ACTFL and we are excited to offer them free to anyone and everyone in the United States and beyond. The first course, Getting Started with Can-Do Statements, is the first course in a 3 course unit entitled, Understanding and Using the Novice Level NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements. A digital badge of completion will be provided at the completion of each course. For information on how to access the free course, please reference the pdf guidance below.
Create your free account at GaLearns here.
Below are the flyers for those courses currently released.
The initial 3 course series is designed to be taken sequentially.
Online Professional Learning Communities for Georgia WL Teachers
- A new online PLC community for World Language teachers is now available via EdWeb: www.edweb.net/gadoeworldlang We invite you to join and connect with other world language teachers in
World Language Options beyond High School
The Georgia Department of Education World Languages and Global Workforce Initiatives, in cooperation with the GaDOE World Language University/College Advsiory Board is pleased to offer the following documents to help with articulation of language programs K-Workforce. (Please check back in with us as we add to this area.)