CSCC Presents Symposium on Multilingual Education and Culture

Symposium on Multilingual Education and Culture

Part 2: Keeping our Language Alive: Perspectives from Ethnic Language Schools in MN

Organized by Czech & Slovak Cultural Center (CSCC) in collaboration with Czech & Slovak School Twin Cities and Czech Slovak Sokol MN

When? Sunday, April 17th at 2:30 PM

Where? Sokol Hall: 383 W Michigan St, St Paul, MN 55102

The purpose of this panel is to provide a platform for teachers and program directors of ethnic schools in MN to share their successes and challenges teaching their native language to children.  American society is inter-woven from many different nationalities, cultures and languages. There are many ethnic organizations in MN trying to preserve the language of their culture. This platform will provide an opportunity for the ethnic language initiatives to share their motivation and perseverance in their language teaching and preservation efforts.

Speakers: Jitka Sebek (Czech & Slovak School Twin Cities), Agnieszka Kemerley (POLESOM (Polish Educational Solutions of Minnesota – Polish Language Program)), Danna Voller (The Heritage Organization of Romanian-Americans in MN) and Eva Kish (MISI Hungarian School)

Part 3: Seal of Biliteracy, May 22, 2016, 2:30 PM