Survival Spanish for
School Administrators, Teachers, and Support Staff - This program is designed
to provide functional Spanish language skills for school personnel who have occasional contact with Spanish-speaking students
and visitors. It also includes extensive training for non-Spanish-speaking classroom teachers who have Spanish-speaking children
in their classroom. No prior knowledge of Spanish necessary. Click here to take this class on-line
Meeting the Needs of
Hispanic Students: Cross-Cultural Training for Schools - This manual covers such topics as
demographics, literacy and language issues, social, cultural, and educational differences and experiences, ideas for successful
educational programming, and appropriate classroom techniques to help Hispanic students reach their goals and be successful
in the U.S. educational process. The appendices contain additional information which may be included for more specific training
for math, literature, and history / social studies teachers.
Spanish for Child Care
Facilities - This program is designed to provide functional Spanish language skills for child
care facility personnel who have contact with Spanish-speaking parents and children. The program utilizes phonetic encoding
to address the most important Spanish commands, questions, and phrases critical to child care facilities. No prior knowledge
of Spanish necessary.
Spanish for Library
Staff - This program provides immediate access to functional language skills for non-Spanish-speaking
library staff who has a need to communicate with Spanish-speaking library patrons. The language component utilizes phonetic
encoding to address the most important Spanish commands, questions, and phrases pertinent to daily interactions. No prior
knowledge of Spanish necessary.