Outreach

About

The mission of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) is to increase knowledge and awareness of Latin America and the Caribbean regions by promoting language and area studies in their broadest sense. Outreach Program at CLACS is funded through a U.S. Department of Education, Title VI Federal Area Studies grant. CLACS organizes and sponsors outreach events for the University of Illinois students, faculty and staff; K-14 students, educators and librarians; and programs for the community.

1st High School Summer Bridge 2016 Programs
Summer 2016 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop

1st High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE Program 2016

        • June 6 - 17 (M-F)
        • 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
        • University of Illinois campus

 

This program is intended for high school students interested in pursuing a foreign language at the university level. The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Illinois supports activities connected to Indigenous languages of Latin America, particularly Quechua, the most spoken Amerindian language of the Americas, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Note: The HS Summer Bridge-Quechua Program 2016 has been cancelled.

 

2016 SUMMER BRIDGE- PORTUGUESE PROGRAM

     

 

 To register for this program, you need to follow these steps:

 
Registration instructions:

 

   1. Ask one of your high school teachers to write a letter in support of your application, providing information on how this opportunity would enhance your preparation for college/university. The letter  should be sent by the teacher to Alejandra Seufferheld, Outreach Coordinator, amsseu@illinois.edu, before May 10, 2016.

   2. Course cost: Free

   3. Register at the following link REGISTRATION-HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER BRIDGE.

   4.  Registration Fee: $ 25.00 (includes daily snacks and materials)

          Please send a check for $25 (with your name on it), made to 'University of Illinois', to the following address:

          Alejandra Seufferheld, Outreach Coordinator

          Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

           910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820

   5. Registration closes: May 10, 2016.

 

   NOTE: Since space is limited, checks will not be cashed until participation in the program is confirmed. Selections will be based on teachers' recommendations..

 

 

   

 

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Summer 2016 Latin American studies Educators' Workshop

June 6-10, 2016, University of Illinois campus

 

TOPIC: Latin American Populations and Culture

 

Professional Development Workshop directed to High School and Community College Educators and Librarians interested in Latin American Studies.

Illinois K-12 educators are elegible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are elegible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).

                    

                                           

APPLICATION MATERIALS

 

Registration instructions:

1. Register at the following link Electronic LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES EDUCATORS WORKSHOP Registration Form.

2. Please send a check for $75.00 (with your name on it), made to 'University of Illinois', to the following address:

     Alejandra Seufferheld, Outreach Coordinator

     Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

     910 S. Fifth St.

     Champaign, IL 61820

 

 

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