Spanish for Teachers

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Intensive Spanish for Educators is specifically designed to give teachers,  principals,  social workers, counselors and other personnel working in a school or district, the ability to better communicate with Latino students and their families in Spanish. Focus is put, not only on the language aspect, but upon creating a better cultural understanding of Latino students and their families living in the United States. In addition to learning academic Spanish, educators will learn popular expressions used by their students and families. Opportunities to visit schools in rural and urban settings will also be included in the experience.

 Travel dates:  June 25 to July 9 and July 9 to July 30,  2017

First informational meeting:  Washburn Public Library,  5244 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis,  55419 Meeting Room, 12:30, November 19, 2016.

College credit in Spanish   or 125 CEUS  Calendar of daily activities

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Video about the program for educators in Quetzaltenango,  Guatemala. Pictures of the city and Quetzaltenango

We are aware that learning Spanish in the United States can be difficult with the heavy workload that most school personnel carry. With a total immersion approach, this learning process can be accelerated as well as enlightening as you experience the Spanish culture firsthand.

Visiting a foreign country to study its language can be an overwhelming experience for even the most seasoned traveler. However, when the school you attend is Casa Xelajú, all of your fears and worries seem to go away. Casa Xelajú is a superior Spanish  school.  Its faculty and staff make your stay comfortable and your language learning fun. The school has a genuine interest in your assimilation into the language and culture of Guatemala.

Tuition does not include airfare from EEUU to Guatemala and tips. You should arrive in Guatemala City on Sunday at noon. For returning to EEUU, you should schedule a flight after noon.  Our bus will be at the airport waiting for you. We are planning to leave the airport at 2:00 PM.

Tuition ($1,750 for three weeks and $1,167.00 for two weeks includes: Homestay with a local family, three meals a day, your own bedroom, all ground transportation during the trip, all the hotels, breakfast during the excursions, five hours of Spanish instructions a day, daily social and cultural activities including field trips, excursions, access to parks and museums.

When you apply online, please mail out a check for $200.00 to our office in Minneapolis. Talk to your chaperone or office for a payment schedule. This deposit will be part of your tuition.

All the educational trips last three weeks and two weeks.

For college credit, please contact:

Multinational Academic Program (MAP) for Study Abroad

972-860-4780 or bhcstudyabroad@dcccd.edud

Seattle Community College

Credit By Examination Program, 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA, 98122
Tel: (206) 587.4060, 1.800.510.1742
Email: corres@sccd.ctc.edu

Seattle Community College credit units