July 13, 2013

2013 Chinese Bridge Delegation to China

From http://professionals.collegeboard.com/k-12/awards/chinese/bridge

The College Board is pleased to announce the 2013 Chinese Bridge Delegation, a weeklong program in China to help educators start or strengthen their institution's Chinese programs and partnerships. Highlights include school visits, cultural activities and educational workshops. Leaders from K-12 and higher education institutions are invited to apply for this unique educational trip to China as guests of Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban).

The delegation provides an opportunity to:
 Visit Chinese K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions, meet with Chinese educators, observe classes and interact with students
 Establish meaningful partnerships with Chinese education institutions and network with U.S. colleagues
 Attend presentations on best practices and gather resources to build and support Chinese language and culture programs
 Experience China firsthand and marvel at the rich traditional culture set against stunning modern development

Dates: November 6–14, 2013

Selection priority will be given to:
 K-12 district administrators, school leaders, and other education decision-makers actively seeking to develop new/expanded Chinese programs. Selected participants are expected to be actively involved in, and able to speak about, their institution's efforts to build or expand a Chinese language and culture program.
 Higher education scholars and administrators with professional and/or research links to Chinese language and culture.

Multiple applicants from the same institution will be considered but each applicant is required to submit an individual application.

For more information and to apply go to http://professionals.collegeboard.com/k-12/awards/chinese/bridge

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