Ohio Seal of Biliteracy
The applicaiton window for Juniors and Seniors is now open for the Ohio Seal of BIliteracy. Please share this informaiton with your students and encourage those with high proficiency levels, and meeting the English Language Requirements to apply. More information can be found on our website at: ccsoh.us/SealofBiliteracy.
Central Ohio TCI Meeting
Final Exams Are Ready!
Thank you to our wonderful Final Exam Writing Team!! Finals exams were finished this week and are available in our World Languages Team Drive. World Languages - Final Exams - 2019 Final Exams. Final exams will not be shared via a Word Document this year, just Google Drive. Please note: All exams are posted with view-only permissions. If you wish to make any edits to the document, you must first Make a Copy (File -> Make a Copy), please DO NOT request Edit access as this changes the exam for everyone. Please contact me if you notice any errors. I will correct and I will communicate through our newsletter any updates to the documents.
Best Practices & Collaboration PD Date Change
Due to the Job Fair also scheduled on April 3, we have decided to move the Best Practices & World Language PD to Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 17th Avenue Service Center.
Student Travel Opportunity
Sara Marrero, a Spanish teacher at Eastmoor Academy will take an international travel tour to France and Spain in 2020. The tour will start in Paris and end in Madrid. The tour is 12 days and will be July 23 - August 3, 2020. If you are interested in getting a group of students to join her on this trip please let her know. For every 6 students registered 1 chaperone is allotted. If 6 students register, you can travel with Sara and the group for free! She is more than willing to help with initial travel meetings and the whole process leading up to departure. She has led very successful international travel tours and would like as many students as possible to be given this opportunity to travel internationally. If interested, please contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Summer Language Study Opportunities for Teachers & Students
Teachers - AP Summer Institutes
Students - Kent State University STARTALK Summer Language Academy
Deadline to apply: April 15, 2019
Students - Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars
Deadline to apply: June 1, 2019. Need-based financial aid is available. contact program director Dr. Julia McGory at email@example.com
OSU Summer Language Courses
iFLT Conference - July 15-18; St. Petersburg, Florida
OSU Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers
The program will take place from July 9-25, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Environmental Issues, June 3-7, 8:30 - 3:30pm. Click here for more information. Teaching about Asia, June 10-14, 8:30 - 3:30pm. Click here for more information.
Wright State Summer Spanish Course
Summer Scholarships & Opportunities
Professional Development Opportunities
Early Release PD Recordings: Find the links to the recordings to our Early Release Virtual PD here. If you are interested in participating in future Early Release Virtual PD, please consult your administrator. If approved, sign up in PDS - Course number 33368.
Best Practices PD - Next session: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 @ 17th Avenue Service Center- Integrating Technology. Register in PDS - Course #32919.
Registering For A CCS Activity
CCS has adopted a new PD planner. Click here for instructions on how-to register for a CCS Professional Development Opportunity.
April 10, 2019 - Best Practices PD
April 13, 2019 - Seal of Biliteracy/Credit Flex Testing
April 16, 2019 - Interim Grading Window Ends
April 17, 2019 - HS Department Chair Meeting & Grade Verifications to teachers
April 18, 2019 - Interim Corrections posted & window closes. Early Release - 30 minutes
April 19 - 28, 2019 - Spring Break
Use the sign-up sheets below to reserve copies of lending library titles. I will deliver the books to your school by the requested time frame. Please contact me with any questions.
Spanish Lending Library
French Lending Library
Japanese Lending Library
Chinese Lending Library
Professional Lending Library
Want a book not listed? Submit your suggestions here.