LINGUIST List 11.2411

Tue Nov 7 2000

Support: Bilingual Education Traineeships - Georgetown

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <lydialinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. Ai-Hui Tan, Bilingual Education Traineeships at Georgetown Univ, USA

Message 1: Bilingual Education Traineeships at Georgetown Univ, USA

Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 10:41:35 -0500
From: Ai-Hui Tan <tana1georgetown.edu>
Subject: Bilingual Education Traineeships at Georgetown Univ, USA


Six Bilingual Education Traineeships Available from Georgetown
University
Application Deadline: January 4, 2001

Georgetown University has been awarded six Title VII traineeships under
the department of Education's Bilingual Education: Teachers and
Personnel Grants for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in
English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education. The District of
Columbia Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools in Virginia are
cooperating partners. The LEA program coordinators will also play an
active role.

GOALS OF THIS PROJECT:
 (1) professional development for bilingual education teachers and other
educational personnel through the Master of Arts in Teaching English as
a Second language (ESL) and Bilingual Education (BE) degree program at
Georgetown University;
 (2) an individually-designed practicum for each grant recipient that
meets both student and LEA professional needs;
 (3) school-based research opportunities for grant recipients to develop
their Master's Research Paper on an appropriate topic in bilingual
education or ESL; and
 (4) professional development for bilingual education teachers in the
areas of teacher training, program administration, research and
evaluation, curriculum development, and specialized courses for teachers
in participating LEAs in such topics as applied linguistics, language
acquisition, methodology, bilingualism, and ESL. Through Georgetown
University's Department of Linguistics and the School of Summer and
Continuing Education.

APPLICATIONS INVITED:
Georgetown's MAT program invites applications from qualified candidates
for six Title VII traineeships, for the 2001-2002 academic year. The
traineeships cover tuition (no stipend) for Fall, Spring, and Summer
courses toward the MAT degree.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must:
(1) have competence in Spanish sufficient to successfully complete at
least 2 graduate courses in Spanish (structure, preferably) in the
Spanish language itself;
(2) agree to teach or administer in schools with large minority-student
populations for a period of time equivalent to the length of their
traineeship;
(3) be full-time students;
(4) be U.S. citizens or permanent residents;
(5) meet the requirements for admissions to Georgetown's Graduate
School, Department of Linguistics, and Department of Spanish and
Portuguese.

Preference will be given to qualified minority applicants and applicants
from historically under-represented populations.

Information about the MAT program and application forms for the Graduate
School are available on the Linguistics Department home page at:
http://www.georgetown.edu/departments/linguistics , or by contacting
Georgetown University, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Office
of Graduate Admissions, Box 571004, Washington, DC 20057-1004. Tel:
202-687-5568.
http://www.georgetown.edu/grad/catalogue/admissions/admissions.html .
Indicate your interest in the above traineeship on the Graduate School
application form, and explain in detail your suitability as a candidate
in your Statement of Purpose, making clear that you accept the condition
to teach or administer in schools with large minority-student
populations for a period of time equivalent to the length of your
traineeship.
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue