PD Opportunities for K-12 Chinese Teachers (College Board)

PD Opportunities for K-12 Chinese Teachers (College Board)

We know this is a very unusual and challenging time for everyone, but we hope that online professional learning opportunities may bring some support, inspiration and community to Chinese teachers and program administrators across the U.S. We are excited to share the April schedule for the College Board Professional Learning Webinar Series, a series of complimentary webinars for K-12 Chinese teachers and school administrators. We are especially pleased to announce a new session on the timely topic of “Online Teaching Strategies and Tools,” as many teachers work quickly to adapt their teaching to remote and virtual settings.


Please see below and register today!



Date & Time: Friday, April 10, 4:00 – 5:30 PM EST

Topic: Online Teaching Strategies & Tools

Audience: All Teachers

Speaker: Maggie Chen, Chinese Teacher, Granada Hills Charter TK-12; Michelle Carlisle, Director, Confucius Institute, East Central Ohio Educational Service Center

Date & Time: Thursday, April 16, 8:00 – 9:30 PM EST

Topic: Setting the Stage for Learning with Learning Targets and Formative Assessment

Audience: Veteran Teachers

Speaker: Greta Lundgaard, World Languages Consultant, Plano Independent School District

Date & Time: Thursday, April 30, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST

Topic: Sharing Chinese Language Program Resources

Audience: Administrators

Speaker: Betsy Hart, Director of National Outreach,

National Foreign Language Center; Matt Coss, Adjunct Faculty Instructor, George Washington University


Date & Time: Thursday, April 30, 8:00 – 9:30 PM EST

Topic: Student-Centered Activities

Audience: New Chinese Teachers

Speaker: Helena Curtain, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Learn more and register for webinars

Please note the following important messages:


  1. NO certificate or credits will be provided for the webinars at this time.
  2. Participants will need to log in with their full name, email, position and institution when joining the webinar so we may share resources after the webinar.


We look forward to seeing you online soon, and hope everyone is staying healthy and safe.

Best regards,

Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives

College Board


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