Teacher Membership Benefits
Teacher Professional Development Services
Our organization provides financial support for many of the College Board’s professional development workshops and their Summer Institutes.
Our organization promotes the College Board’s required professional development for the Advanced Placement Program in Italian Language and Culture. The Italian Language Foundation offers a dedicated support network for Teacher Members to work together to enhance their competence and confidence in the teaching of Italian.
In addition, we also sponsor additional professional development no-cost workshops exclusively for our Teacher Members. These workshops are conducted through our collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Consulates of Italy throughout the United States and hosted by AP Italian certified teachers.
The Italian Language Foundation also advocates to increase the number of schools offering Italian and AP Italian course studies to enable an increase in positions of employment where fluency of Italian is required.
2021 Recipients of the Teacher Recognition Awards!
The Italian Language Foundation awarded FOUR (4) RECIPIENTS THE TEACHER RECOGNITION AWARD this past November 2021.
Click to see the 2021 Awardees and their Bios.
Teacher Members are rewarded in two areas: tenure & professional development. Teachers are nominated by their principal, other administrators and/or a fellow teacher.
Events & Networking
Stay abreast of Italian Language & Culture Events via the Calendar of Events.
The Teacher Showcase is an opportunity for teachers to share their Italian education journey especially the achievements of their students.
Teacher Members receive the latest Teacher news from The Italian Language Foundation.
AP Italian Language and Culture
To help more students prepare for—and succeed on—the AP Italian Language and Culture Exam, the College Board has clarified the course’s focus starting with the 2019-20 school year and are introducing new resources for your classroom.
Explore essential resources for AP Italian Language and Culture and prepare for the 2019-20 school year with new instructional resources, including an updated course and exam description (CED), exam questions, and our new online system, AP Classroom.
The College Board offers online professional development workshops, available for new and experienced AP teachers as well as AP coordinators and administrators. Led by experienced instructors, subject-specific AP workshops provide educators with the support and training needed to develop effective strategies for teaching an AP course.
Teachers COVID-19 Response
Schools, working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases and protecting vulnerable students and staff, to help ensure students have safe and healthy learning environments. To learn more visit the CDC Plan for Schools and Child Care Programs.
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