Startalk Teach 2021

STARTALK 2021: Standards-Based and ACTFL Proficiency-Oriented Teaching

STARTALK* Language Teacher Training For Teachers of Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish**

Language learners want to be able to use their learned language in the real world. Help your students reach their goal. Participate in our STARTALK Teacher Program this year and gain hands-on experience in creating a standards-based curriculum that fosters purposeful communication to increase your students’ proficiency in the target language. Learn how to align learning outcomes, performance assessments, and meaningful learning experiences. Create instructional resources for your own classrooms. Receive input and constructive feedback from ACTFL facilitators.

  • Part 1: June 1 to 11, 2021: Familiarization and Foundations
  • Part 2: June 14 to 18, 2021 Digging Deeper: Curriculum and Unit Development
  • Part 3: Fall 2021 Follow-up: Lesson Plan and Assessment Development

Access a detailed schedule here.

Registration is closed.

*STARTALK is a national project funded by the National Security Agency (NSA). STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical-need languages, with programs nationwide for students (K-16) and teachers.

**All Spanish spots are currently filled.

Contact for more information

Iya Price

Coordinator of Russian

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Russian

Iya Price


Office: 221 Hammond Hall