Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) is accepting nominations for the 2021 K-12 Teacher of the Year & the 2021 Higher Education Teacher of the Year! Nominations accepted through Tuesday, April 20. The form to fill out to nominate a teacher can be found at this link.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Travel Scholarship Opportunities

CAMWS Summer Travel Awards: CAMWS is offering summer travel aeards. Everyone is eligible. For those who live outside of CAMWS territory, there is simply a requirement that their school purchase an (inexpensive) institutional membership.

The Subcommittee for the Summer Travel Awards has extended the deadline for applications for the Semple, Grant, and Benario Awards for the summer of 2021. Applications will be accepted through Monday, February 22nd, 2021. Recipients of these awards may defer them until the summer of 2022.

The application and more information can be found at https://camws.org/awards/sgb.php

 

SCS Coffin Fellowship: The deadline for this year’s SCS Coffin Fellowship, which supports travel abroad for secondary school Latin teachers, is February 26, 2021. The amount of the fellowship this year is $3,500. Applicants do not have to be SCS members and the fellowship winner will be able to defer use of the fellowship until 2022 if necessary. For full application and eligibility instructions see:

https://classicalstudies.org/awards-and-fellowships/david-d-and-rosemary-h-coffin-fellowship-travel-classical-lands

Friday, January 22, 2021

NCCA Virtual Spring Meeting Saturday, February 6, 2021

The North Carolina Classical Association would like to invite you to the 2021 Virtual Spring Meeting on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Bring your coffee and join us for a day of scholarly talks by educators in the field of Classics. Below is the schedule for the day, as well as a link to registration and more information.

NCCA Virtual Spring Meeting Agenda

9:00                   Zoom Invitation emailed out to registered attendees.

9:30-10:00         Registration

10:00-10:50       "What are the Gods Doing on Roman Republican Coinage?"
                                Lora Holland Goldthwaite (UNC Asheville)

10:55-11:45       "Visiting the Minoans in Mochlos: UNCG's Excavations in Crete."    
                            
   Georgios Doudalis (UNC Greensboro)

11:45-12:40       Business Meeting and Lunch Break  

12:45 – 1:35         "The Great Plague of Athens: Reading Thucydides in the Time of Coronavirus."
                                 Brian Warren (Wake Forest University)

1:40 - 2:30          "Helike: An Unnatural Natural Disaster."
                                 Michiel Van Veldhuizen (UNC Greensboro)


For interested K-12 educators, a certificate will be provided indicating that this conference provides 3 1/2 contact hours of scholarly talks in the field of Classics and 0.35 Continuing Education units (CEU) in an academic subject area of World Languages.

N.B.: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.

MEETING REGISTRATION: Please complete the NCCA Spring Meeting Registration Form AND the NCCA Membership Form for our records.

Spring Meeting Registration Form: CLICK HERE

NCCA Membership Registration Form: CLICK HERE

Please contact Christy Tucker, NCCA President, with any questions.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Greek and Latin Classes This Spring at UNC-CH

The UNC Chapel Hill Classics Department is offering several upper level language courses available to any student with 3 semesters of college Greek or Latin (or high school AP Latin). All courses will be remote-synchronous,and students from throughout North Carolina are welcome. The flier can be found here: LATIN & GREEK AT UNC – SPRING 2021

For more information, please contact the instructors listed in the flier, or Prof. Robert Babcock, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Classics.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Low Cost or Free Summer Professional Development Opportunities

American Classical League 73rd Annual (Virtual) Institute

WHEN: June 22-26, 2020
COST: $25.00, or pay what you can. ACL Membership must be current first. Follow this link to register. Registration available until the end of Institute.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participants can receive one graduate credit hour from Ashland University. Contact Amy Elifrits for course information.
WHAT: This year's institute will contain a variety of pre-recorded events, live events, plenary sessions, and opportunities for socializing.

Find more information and register HERE.

Cambridge Latin Course Online Latin Teaching Workshops

Cambridge University Press is offering fully-subsidized professional development remotely this summer.

Novice Workshops: June 15, July 7, July 20
Experienced Workshops: June 17, July 9, July 22

Information and registration links for Online Latin Teaching Workshops are available now. Participants are welcome to attend both the novice and experienced workshops.

Find more information and register HERE

Comprehensible, Compelling, and Caring: Working on Your Next Steps in the Latin Classroom2020 Digital Conference

WHEN: July 7-9, 2020
COST: Donation Only
Find more information and register HERE.

Friday, May 29, 2020

NCMA Free Webinar Tuesday 6/2/2020: “Remixing NCMA Resources for Teaching about Ancient Cultures"

The North Carolina Museum of Art will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00PM EST.

“Remixing NCMA Resources for Teaching about Ancient Cultures"
"Work side-by-side with the North Carolina Museum of Art to better understand how to use objects from the Ancient World in your classroom. For educators and students, the past comes alive through interrogation of sources, with inquiry-based activities, and through direct connection with our modern world. Participants will receive a free membership to the new Humanities in Class Digital Library, a collaboration led by the National Humanities Center that allows educators at all levels to access, collect, remix, and publish instructional materials using the highest quality sources. This Open Education Resource (OER) platform provides a makerspace environment for you to learn and design activities that use the NCMA collection.”

Only 100 spots are available. Register here.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Valley Springs Middle School Open Position

Valley Springs Middle School is seeking a Latin teacher. It is the ONLY public middle school in Western NC with a Latin Program. It is also a brand new program! Apply Here!