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LA STARS

Calendar of Southern California

Language Events 2017-18

This calendar is provided by the LA STARS Regional Professional Development Seminars. If you have events to add, be sure to follow the format of the calendar, limit the entries to three lines, and include a contact number or web link.

To see the entire Calendar, go to http://www.la-stars.net/calendar/.

December, 2017

Summer Teach and Travel in China
December 1 - Now accepting applications for Summer Teach and Travel in China Program. Approximate dates June 28 - July 23. You teach for 12 days, and they give you airfare, hotels, meals, transportation, and tours of 5 cities. For details and application.

Ontario Convention Center, Ontaio, California
December
1, Registration opens for California Language Teachers' Association Conference 2018, March 8-11, 25 Pre-conference workshops, 110 Interest sessions, Speakers, Banquets, awards, grants, networking. Registration now open. Request funding from your school. For additional information and registration go to http://www.clta.net/conference/

Language Acquisition Resource Center, San Diego State University
December 1 & 2, Defense Language Institute (DLI) Career Fair. 12/1/17 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, 12/2/17 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. DLI is seeking fluent speakers of Arabic, Levantine dialect, Spanish, French, Russian, English and more. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher college degree and passion for teaching language and culture. What to bring: Resume and copy of college transcripts. Flier -  https://goo.gl/hHjii1Directions - https://larc.sdsu.edu/directions-contact/

Occidental College
December 2, Day 4 of 4, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Fall Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on four Saturdays: September 9, October 7, November 4, and December 2, 2017, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $650 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose one of the following: 1. Advanced Common Core and Standards-Based Practices. 2. Enhancing Common Core and Standards-Based Competencies Through Technology. 3. Using Films and Online Technologies to Enhance Common Core and Standards-Based Competencies for Spanish Speakers. 4. Beyond the Textbook: Standards-Based and Common Core Unit design for Spanish Speakers. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/fall2017.html/.

Occidental College - Winter Series
December 9, Day 1 of 5, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Winter/Spring Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on five Saturdays: December 9, 2017; January 20, February 10, March 17, April 14, 2018, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $795 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose from nine different strand. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/winter.html.

January, 2018

San Diego State University, Montezuma Hall
Jan. 11-13, Dual Language and English Learner Conference 2018, The 17th annual Dual Language and English Learner Conference will inspire and equip preschool, elementary and secondary educators with the tools to transform language instruction. For additional information and registration forms, go to http://www.sdcoe.net/lls/english-learner/Pages/DLEL-Conference.aspx

Ontario Convention Center, Ontaio, California
January 16
, Early Bird registration discount deadline for California Language Teachers' Association Conference 2018, March 8-11, 25 Pre-conference workshops, 110 Interest sessions, Speakers, Banquets, awards, grants, networking. Registration now open. Request funding from your school. For additional information and registration go to http://www.clta.net/conference/. Hotel reservation deadline to guarantee a room February 5. http://tinyurl.com/cltahotel2018

Occidental College - Winter Series
January 20, Day 2 of 5, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Winter/Spring Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on five Saturdays: December 9, 2017; January 20, February 10, March 17, April 14, 2018, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $795 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose from nine different strand. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/winter.html.

California State University, San Bernardino
January 27, Day 4 of 5, IE STARS Professional Development Seminars. Four different strands to choose from: Tier 1A - Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction to Address the Common Core and Today’s Students, Tier 1B - Using Stories to Enhance Standards-Based Foreign Language and ELL Instruction and to Address the Common Core. Tier 2 - Standards-Based Instructional Practices to Address the Common Core for Teachers of Advanced Spanish Classes. Tier 3 - Using Film to Enhance the Common Core and Standards-Based Competencies of Spanish Speakers. Program will be offered on four Saturdays: October 14, November 11, 2017, January 27, and February 24, 2018, and an observation day at a local school.* Tiers 1A and 1B on November 30; Tiers 2 and 3 on November 29, 2017. Registration forms and program information are available online at http://www.ie-stars.net/

Whittier Union High School District
January 29-30, Comprehensible Input Workshop addressing upper level classes. Whittier Union High School District, 9401 South Painter Ave. Whittier, CA 90605) on Monday, January 29 and Tuesday, January 30. It will be about CI techniques to use with upper level classes. For details and registration go to https://ciliftoff.wildapricot.org/event-2592748.

February, 2018

Occidental College - Winter Series
February 10, Day 3 of 5, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Winter/Spring Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on five Saturdays: December 9, 2017; January 20, February 10, March 17, April 14, 2018, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $795 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose from nine different strand. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/winter.html.

Ontario Convention Center, Ontaio, California
February 23
, Registration deadline to avoid late fee for California Language Teachers' Association Conference 2018, March 8-11, 25 Pre-conference workshops, 110 Interest sessions, Speakers, Banquets, awards, grants, networking. Registration now open. Request funding from your school. For additional information and registration go to http://www.clta.net/conference/ Hotel reservation deadline to guarantee a room February 5. http://tinyurl.com/cltahotel2018

California State University, San Bernardino
February 24, Day 5 of 5, IE STARS Professional Development Seminars. Four different strands to choose from: Tier 1A - Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction to Address the Common Core and Today’s Students, Tier 1B - Using Stories to Enhance Standards-Based Foreign Language and ELL Instruction and to Address the Common Core. Tier 2 - Standards-Based Instructional Practices to Address the Common Core for Teachers of Advanced Spanish Classes. Tier 3 - Using Film to Enhance the Common Core and Standards-Based Competencies of Spanish Speakers. Program will be offered on four Saturdays: October 14, November 11, 2017, January 27, and February 24, 2018, and an observation day at a local school.* Tiers 1A and 1B on November 30; Tiers 2 and 3 on November 29, 2017. Registration forms and program information are available online at http://www.ie-stars.net/

March, 2018

Ontario Convention Center, Ontaio, California
March 8-11,
California Language Teachers' Association Conference 2018, , 25 Pre-conference workshops, 110 Interest sessions, Speakers, Banquets, awards, grants, networking. Registration now open. Request funding from your school. For additional information and registration go to http://www.clta.net/conference/ - Early Bird registration deadline January 16. Regular registration deadline February 23. Hotel reservation deadline to guarantee a room February 5.http://tinyurl.com/cltahotel2018

Occidental College - Winter Series
March 17, Day 4 of 5, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Winter/Spring Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on five Saturdays: December 9, 2017; January 20, February 10, March 17, April 14, 2018, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $795 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose from nine different strand. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/winter.html.

April, 2018

Occidental College - Winter Series
April 14, Day 5 of 5, LA STARS Professional Development Seminars Winter/Spring Programs. Occidental College, Los Angeles, on five Saturdays: December 9, 2017; January 20, February 10, March 17, April 14, 2018, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. $795 per participant. Breakfast and lunch ticket included. Participants may choose from nine different strand. For additional information and registration go to http://www.la-stars.net/winter.html.

May, 2018

June, 2018

July, 2018

University of California, Santa Barbara
July 20-25, CLTA/CWLP Summer Seminar