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Summer Bilingual Authorization Program

The UCLA Summer Intensive for Bilingual Teachers (SIBT) is an approved California Commission on Teacher Credentialing program that gives K-12 educators the opportunity to earn a Bilingual Authorization in Mandarin or Spanish.

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July 22, 2017 8:00am to July 29, 2017 5:00pm
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Earn a Bilingual Authorization in Mandarin or Spanish!
 
The UCLA Summer Intensive for Bilingual Teachers (SIBT) is an approved California Commission on Teacher Credentialing program that gives K-12 educators the opportunity to earn a Bilingual Authorization in Mandarin or Spanish.  Led by faculty from UCLA's Center X in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and experts in K-12 language teacher training, this 8-day intensive institute will enable interested in-service teachers complete the needed coursework over the summer vacation period. 
 
SIBT is a blended educational experience that combines face-to-face classroom instruction and hands-on learning, with self-guided study and project work.   
 
Open to educators from across the US who possess strong English language skills and expertise in either Spanish or Mandarin. The UCLA Summer Institute for Bilingual Teachers program combines academic coursework, with classroom observation and a teaching practicum with local students. 
Phone Number: 
(310) 825-8839

Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.