EBFLP Professional Development Programs, 2011-2012

Late registrations with an assurance of payment will be accepted through September 23.
World Language teachers and credential candidates are invited to participate in professional development that Connects Teachers and Students to World Languages. Foundations for Effective Language Teaching I and Foundations for Effective Language Teaching II will be offered on five Saturdays. Topics include the new California Standards, communicative units that incorporate culturally authentic resources, and effective strategies to engage diverse learners. Foundations I and Foundations II will take place at the Berkeley Language Center in Dwinelle Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. Both programs meet on September 24, October 22, December 3, January 28, and March 3 from 8:00 to 3:30. The cost of each program is $250 with a 10% discount if you participated in EBFLP in 2009-10 or 2010-11.

There is no prerequisite for Foundations I. Participants who have completed Foundations I are invited to apply for the continuing program, Foundations II. The attached flyer gives additional details about the content of each program. The flyer and registration forms are available here.

UC Extension offers two Semester units for each program for the additional fee of $250. As soon as you receive notification that you are registered in one of the above EBFLP programs you may complete enrollment for UC Extension credit in EDP #208827 (Foundations for Effective Teaching I) or EDP #208819 (Foundations for Effective Teaching II) by phone at 510-642-4111. The deadline for UC Extension enrollment and payment is two weeks after the first meeting on September 24.