ACTFL Boston Nov 18 2016 Presentation

Dr. Stabile’s Statement
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ACTFL Boston Nov 18 2016 Presentation

SUSTAINMENT OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM

NOVEMBER 18, 2018

REVERE ROOM, WESTIN BOSTON WATERFRONT

ACTFL ANNUAL CONVENTION AND WORLD LANGUAGES EXPO

PRESENTERS

Prof. Maria Fusco, Education Director, Embassy of Italy, Washington, DC

Prof. Domenico Savio Teker, Education Director, Italian Consulate, Boston, MA

Dr. Daniel L. Stabile, President, National Council for the Promotion of Italian Language and Culture in America

 

SESSION OUTLINE

Dr. Stabile:  Five Specific Strategies for Italian AP Language Sustainment and Growth DRIVEN by the Observatory Strategic Plan  

Prof.  Maria Fusco—-Update and Strategies

Prof.  Domenico Savio Teker—Strategies for Sustainment

 

TAKEAWAYS

1. NECESSITY OF A STRATEGIC PLAN THAT IS CHARACTERIZED BY:

—-TRANSPARENCY

—-LEADERSHIP ROLES DEFINED

—-ACTION PLAN BASED ON DEMOGRAPHIC DATA

—-ACCOUNTABILITY

2. CURRENT STATE OF ADVANCED PLACEMENT

3. STRATEGIES FOR INCREASING ENROLLMENTS PK-12

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Provide Quality and Inspirational Instruction leading to Increased Enrollments.

 

VISION STATEMENT

Increase AP Enrollments to 5,000 by 2020

 

KEY ELEMENTS TO ENSURE SUSTAINMENT AND PROGRAM GROWTH

1. BROAD COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

—TEACHERS

—ADMINISTRATORS

—PARENT-TEACHERSSOCIATIONS

—LOCAL ITALIAN AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS

2. ACTION PLAN

a. DEMOGRAPHIC DATA

—ETHNIC CONCENTRATIONS

—FEEDER SCHOOL PIPELINES

—INTEREST SURVEYS

b. TEACHER RECRUITMENT

—UNITED STATES

—ITALY

c. LICENSURE

–PURSUE INTERSTATE AGREEMENT

d. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

e. USPEAKS ITALIAN WEBSITE UPGRADE

 

3. COMMUNICATION  ROLES

4. ITALIAN AMERICAN NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

5. ACCOUNTABILITY

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