DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRINS. MEMO NO. 10
March 04, 2008
Linda M. Wallinger
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
The National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL) is pleased to announce a southeast regional professional development workshop for K-8 foreign language teachers to take place April 12, 2008, at
NNELL regional and summer workshops help meet the need for appropriate professional development of a growing number of elementary and middle school foreign language teachers.
The workshop, entitled Early Language Learning: A Tool for Success in the 21st Century, features a keynote address by Janet Glass, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2008 Teacher of the Year. Workshop topics include use of technology, integration of core content in foreign language lessons, and assessment, among others. The registration deadline is March 14, 2008, and attendance is limited to 200 participants. Registration information and further details are available from the NNELL website at http://www.nnell.org.
For further information, please contact Helen Small, specialist for foreign languages, Office of Middle and High School Instruction by e-mail at Helen.Small@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-3666.