High School Internships in the Italian Classroom, La Nuova Realtà

Vieni con me, Join me on my incredible journey of Redefining Ready! In 2015, Township High School District 214 in Chicago, IL where I have taught for 29 years, partnered with The School Superintendents Association (AASA) to assess how career ready and life ready were our students.  This extraordinary experience led to a change in the studies […]

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2020 March Teacher Seminar

This seminar is open to all ILF Teacher Members. Not a Member? REGISTER HERE Already a Member? RSVP The Italian Language Foundation (ILF) and the Embassy of Italy are co-hosting a full day seminar for teachers of Italian.  SEMINAR DETAILS DATE: March 21, 2020 TIME: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm LOCATION: Embassy of Italy 3000 [...]
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A Teacher’s Perspective on AP Italian

For many years I wondered why our beautiful Italian language and culture was not among other languages that offered students the opportunity to enroll in the AP course.  I inquired several times at annual conferences to no avail.  When the College Board decided to offer the AP Course/Exam in Italian in 1995 ~ (Inset#1), needless to say, […]

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2020 February Teacher Workshop

Refine your AP Italian Language & Culture Teaching Skills In collaboration with the COLLEGE BOARD and the CONSULATE OF ITALY, ITALIAN LANGUAGE FOUNDATION has organized this upcoming free workshop: When: February 1, 2020From: 8:30am – 4:00pm ETWhere: Consulate of Italy690 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065Presenter: Maria Gloria Borsa Workshop Information: Free for all Italian Language Foundation (ILF) Teacher Members: WORKSHOP REGISTRATION LINK. Not an […]

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  The Italian Language Foundation & the Embassy of Italy are co-hosting a full day seminar for teachers of Italian. This seminar is open to all ILF Teacher Members. Not a Member? REGISTER HERE Already a Member?  RSVP SEMINAR DETAILS

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Louis Tallarini to be honored with the Joseph Maselli Heritage Award

Italian Language Foundation’s Chairman, Louis Tallarini is being honored by the American Italian Renaissance Foundation with the Joseph Maselli Heritage Award on January 25 at the organization’s 35th Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Gala. The event gala honors and celebrates the contributions of Italian Americans in the sports, entertainment, medical and civic fields. […]

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A Note from our President…

Buon Anno! 2020 has arrived, and it is a time for new beginnings. As I think about my personal goals for this year, it’s clear that my commitment at the Italian Language Foundation, and Italian language education, are extremely important to me. Since 2008, when Louis Tallarini and I founded the Italian Language Foundation, Inc., […]

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