California needs well-qualified language teachers in its classrooms to ensure that students gain the proficiency and confidence to use their Mandarin language skills in real-world situations. To address this growing need, The UCLA Mandarin Teacher Leadership Institute (MTLI) is providing Mandarin teachers with the tools they need to become master teachers of Chinese language and culture, and to serve as leaders in the K-12 Mandarin teaching community.
As a participant, you will learn fun, creative strategies for developing lesson plans that emphasize exclusive use of the target language while also fulfilling California’s Common Core language, culture, and content standards. You will also learn how to effectively incorporate authentic materials and technology into your classes.
- All applicants are required to complete an online application and send a copy of their resume to email@example.com by Wednesday November 22, 2017.
- Admission to the program is by invitation only. Selection will be based on a number of factors including teaching experience, educational background, and professional references, online application content, as well as geographic distribution. A goal of our program is to produce a cohort of trained teacher-leaders who will be able to serve as language teaching mentors in diverse parts of our state.
The total cost of the program, including tuition, fees, and lunch, is $695.00. Scholarship support is available through the UCLA Confucius Institute. Teachers needing scholarship support should email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Those receiving scholarship support are expected to attend all class meetings.
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