UW Startalk
WORLD LANGUAGE SUMMIT:
THE HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE CONNECTION

World Language Summit
Saturday, January 23, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Washington Mary Gates Hall 241
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Summit Flyer (PDF)

Sponsoring organizations

University of Washington:
STARTALK Program, Language Learning Center, Department of Linguistics, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for West European Studies, The Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (REECAS), East Asia Center, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Confucius Institute of the State of Washington, Center for Spanish Studies.

Additional Agencies and Organizations:
Dual Language Washington, Washington Association for Language Teaching (WAFLT), Washington Association for Bilingual Education (WABE), One America, One City Project, and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction World Languages Program.

The UW STARTALK program invites you to join language teaching colleagues from the University of Washington and around the state for our third STARTALK-sponsored heritage language workshop. The summit will feature a series of panels with teachers, administrators, and students to inform us of the current system of High School to College Connections: Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB), College in the High School, Running Start, Summer Language Programs, Competency-Based Credits and the Seal of Biliteracy. In the afternoon we’ll explore Meeting the needs of Heritage Language Learners and Dual Language Students… in College: What are the successes and the challenges of the “system” that has evolved over time?

Summit Agenda (Draft)

9:00-12:00 Session 1:
A series of panels with teachers, administrators, and students to inform us of the current system of High School to College Connections:
- Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB)
- College in the High School, Running Start, and Summer Quarter Language Programs
- Competency-Based Credits and the Seal of Biliteracy

12:00-1:00 Lunch with Resource Tables

1:00-2:00 Session 2:
Meeting the needs of Heritage Language Learners and Dual Language Students… in College
- What are the successes and the challenges of the “system” that has evolved over time?

2:00-3:00 Session 3:
Interactive Session: Where do we go from here?
Facilitated by the World Language Summit Team


Highlights from the 2015 Heritage Language Symposium at the UW
Highlights from the 2014 Heritage Literacy Symposium at the UW



Cost: Free, plus 5 free clock hours. Morning refreshments and lunch provided.







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