STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy - Summer 2013STARTALK is the newest of the component programs of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI) announced by former President Bush in January of 2006. STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages by offering students (K–16) and teachers of these languages creative and engaging summer experiences that strive to exemplify best practices in language education and in language teacher development, forming an extensive community of practice that seeks continuous improvement in such criteria as outcomes-driven program design, standards-based curriculum planning, learner-centered approaches, excellence in selection and development of materials, and meaningful assessment of outcomes.
The University of Pennsylvania is delighted to announce the seventh year of its summer
Dates: July 1 - August 2, 2013
Download our program flyer here.
Our application for STARTALK Summer 2013 is now ready. Please download our application here in pdf form.
Please mail completed materials by May 17, 2013, to:
STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy
Important Notes: The application will not be reviewed until all materials have been received. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis until the program is filled.
For questions regarding the program, please contact Melissa DiFrancesco, Assistant Director at the Center for East Asian Studies at 215-573-4203, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for East Asian Studies University of Pennsylvania 642 Williams Hall 255 S. 36th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.573.4203 Fax: 215.573.2561 Email: email@example.com