Heritage Language Symposium
Saturday, February 21, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Washington Mary Gates Hall 241

Heritage Language Symposium Flyer (PDF)

The UW STARTALK program invites you to join language teaching colleagues from the University of Washington and around the state for our second STARTALK-sponsored symposium on working with heritage language learners. This year we are pleased to feature a national expert on heritage language teaching and learning, Dr. Maria Carreira from the University of California Long Beach.

Sponsoring organizations:
University of Washington: STARTALK Program, Language Learning Center, The Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (REECAS), Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Center for Spanish Studies, Confucius Institute of the State of Washington, National Korean Studies Seminar, Dual Language Washington, Washington Association for Language Teaching, and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction World Languages Program.

Educators workshop Dr. Maria Carreira Students Students Students Students

Symposium Agenda

9:00-12:00 Session 1:
Attending to the Needs of Heritage Language Learners in Mixed Classrooms
Presenter: Dr. Maria Carreira from the California State University Long Beach
Presentation | PPT Handout | Handout

12:00-1:00 Lunch sponsored by the National Korean Studies Seminar

1:00-2:00 Session 2:
Panel of Students - Heritage Language Learners, Sharing their Experiences
Hear from students from a variety of languages and language learning settings about their experiences as heritage language learners.

2:00-3:00 Session 3:
Interactive Session: Where do we go from here?
Facilitated by the Heritage Language Symposium Planning Team

Highlights from last year's Heritage Literacy Symposium at the UW

Cost: Free, plus 5 free clock hours available from the OSPI

sponsored by


Jackson School

University of Washington Language Learning Center Seattle, WA 98195-4340    Phone:(206) 543-0536     Email: startalk@uw.edu