Foreign Language at Center Stage: A Workshop for Teachers

Fredonia academy logo 

Foreign Language at Center Stage:

A Workshop for Teachers


Summer 2012 Schedule


Day: Thursday
Date: August 23
Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Alumni House and Conference Center, SUNY Fredonia Campus, Fredonia, NY 14063
Course Fee: $25

Join the Modern Languages and Literatures faculty of SUNY Fredonia for a day of learning. The morning session will focus on “Reading as a Process: Texts as a Stage for Language Learning” and the afternoon session will focus on “Getting Our Students to Use Target Language in the Classroom.” Both sessions will be conducted Dr. Tania Convertini and will include a working lunch. Participants will earn up to six clock hours of Continuing Education.


Language teachers will learn strategies for using texts and reading as a way to develop language skills, particularly writing. Teachers will also learn strategies to enhance the use of the target language in the classroom.


About the Trainer: Dr. Convertini serves as Language Program Director of the French and Italian Department at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, where she works in collaboration with faculty in developing and maintaining the language curriculum.


Preregistration by August 16 is required. Please visit to register.




Lifelong Learning and Special Programs

SUNY Fredonia

2148 Fenton Hall

Fredonia, NY 14063

Telephone: 716.673.3177



Admission to a campus of The State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.Fees do not include personal health or accident insurance. We reserve the right to change instructors, rooms, times, dates, fees or cancel courses when necessary. No refunds after the start of the class.

Page modified 8/22/12