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Languages Department Chair Michael White wins AATSEEL Award for Excellence in Teaching on the Secondary Level

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Congratulations Michael White for winning the 2021 AATSEEL Excellence in Teaching on the Secondary Level Award. Well deserved!

K-12 teachers of Russian as a World Language are invited to apply to participate in the first two-year cohort of the AATSEEL K-12 Teacher Excellence Program. The AATSEEL (American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages) program for K-12 teachers is supported with funding from Indiana University R. F. Byrnes Russian and East European Institute; University of Pittsburgh Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; University of Wisconsin Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia; University of Texas Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Ohio State University Center for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

The AATSEEL initiative is a professional engagement program that seeks to recognize and support excellence in the teaching of Russian at the K-12 level. 

Program Objectives:
to provide recognition of K-12 excellence in the teaching of Russian,
to create and sustain a professional network for K-12 teachers,
to bring more K-12 teachers into AATSEEL in a way that sustains their continuing involvement,
to provide professional development to K-12 teachers,
to promote professional engagement of K-12 teachers by mentoring them to submit proposals and present at the AATSEEL annual meeting,
to promote leadership from more K-12 teachers in AATSEEL, and
to provide a mechanism to build more bridges between Russian programs K-16.