UAFS Spanish Teacher Symposium
A chance to gather together, share ideas, and learn new pedagogical methods Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 2018.
The UAFS Symposium for Spanish Teachers is a public project organized by the World Languages Department at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. The Symposium will take place in the Windgate Art and Design Building on the UAFS Campus in Fort Smith. The symposium will run from 9:30 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 3, 2018. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Windgate Art and Design Building. Free parking is availabe on the south side of the Windgate Art and Design Building (Lot F), right off of Waldron Road.
The Honorable Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, 47th President of Costa Rica, will be our keynote speaker (tbc). All Spanish teachers at the elementary, secondary and university level as well as undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend. The symposium offers breakout workshop sessions on a variety of second and foreign language pedagogy topics.
The Symposium Workshop Selection Committee will begin accepting proposals shortly on this website. Early-bird registration runs from August 13 to October 1, 2018. Early bird fee for professors/teachers: $40. Early bird fee for students: $20.
Up to five (5) hours of continuing education units can be earned at the Spanish Teachers Symposium.
This project is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.