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Teachers study grant for italian studies in Italy

Study abroad programs in Italy - Teacher study grant in Italy

The Center for Italian Studies BABILONIA in Taormina, Sicily is pleased to announce its Annual Teacher Study Grant created to recognize a teacher of Italian for his/her excellence in classroom teaching. Teacher Study Grants will be awarded to dynamic instructors who have not only made extraordinary contributions to the expansion of Italian language and culture in their schools and local community but who are also committed to continuing to promote the Italian language and culture upon return from Italy.

 

On the occasion of the 2017 AATI Conference in Palermo and the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Center for Italian Studies BABILONIA
we are happy to announce that 10 Scholarships will be available for a

TEACHER TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT COURSE

from July 3rd to July 14th, during the 2 weeks directly following the AATI Conference in Palermo.

 

THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDES:

  • free transfer from Palermo to Taormina by private bus (leaving July 2nd)
  • free Teacher Training and Development Course (Aggiornamento Professionale per Insegnanti di IL2/ILS)
  • free lunch at our school restaurant, every day, from Monday to Friday, during the 2 weeks of the program.

 

The Scholarship will not include accommodation costs, travel costs at the end of the program, food (except for lunches at our school restaurant, every day, from Monday to Friday, during the 2 weeks of the program). The Center for Italian Studies BABILONIA will assist scholarship recipients to procure housing.

 

To get the program of the Scholarship and the Teacher Training and Development Course, please, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Take advantage of this unique possibility to refresh your Italian, energize your teaching methodology and celebrate our 25th anniversary with us!

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be currently teaching a minimum of two classes of Italian in a U.S. university, high school, middle, elementary or AP Italian program
  • Must be a member of AATI

 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Candidates must submit within May 13th the application along with two letters of recommendation which address the teacher’s classroom performance, language ability, and dedication to promotion of the Italian language and culture.

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Candidates must submit an application along with two letters of recommendation which address the teacher’s classroom performance, language ability, and dedication to promotion of the Italian language and culture. Recommendation letters s should be emailed to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Finalists will be notified to arrange a ten minute telephone interview.


Application Deadline: May 13th, 2017.


We invite interested teachers to submit applications to experience the warmth of Sicilian hospitality and the rich historical, literary and artistic culture the region offers 

 

Do not hesitate to contact us for any question and Arrivederci a Taormina!

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Syllabi for programs are available for faculty members to review prior to approval of academic credits for study abroad in Sicily courses.
Students may directly transfer credits into their home university or earn US university credits through Auburn University.

 

REQUEST ACADEMIC SYLLABI

For more specific details on study abroad programs, please contact:

Donnamarie Kelly Pignone

Donnamarie
Kelly Pignone

U.S. Academic Advisor

tel/fax: (+1) 603-894-5552
Cell (+1) 978-828-3228

studyabroad@studiareitaliano.com

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