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Indigenous Language Revitalization Summer Institute - Level 1 Workshop

Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024

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Indigenous Language Revitilization Summer Institute - Level 1 Workshop

 

A 4-day, hands-on, how-to workshop for creating a new language immersion program or re-energizing an existing immersion program by converting weaknesses into strengths.

Who’s invited:

  • those committed to saving at-risk indigenous languages
  • those wanting to start a language immersion school or program
  • those wanting to improve the academic achievement of American Indian students
  • those currently working in a language immersion school or program who want to ensure its success and longevity

Additionally, you will learn:

  • how to develop the five essential elements of a language immersion program
  • how to maximize the 4 P’s – promotion, publicity, public relations, and parent participation
  • the do’s and don’ts of a language immersion program
  • potential obstacles and how to overcome them
  • troubleshooting and practical advice
  • how to light two candles with one flame (i.e., revitalizing the indigenous language while boosting student achievement)

Founder and former Director of Puente de Hozho Tri-lingual School, Dr. Michael Fillerup, guides you through his 10-step process for creating and sustaining an indigenous language immersion program for the ages.

 

This workshop is not for credit.

 

Course Modality: This course is offered in person.

 

This course does not require the use of Canvas or any online resources; all material will be delivered in person. 

 

Location: College of Education

 

Course Instructors: Dr. Michael Fillerup

 

Course Dates: Monday, June 17 through Thursday, June 20

 

Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., AZ Time

 

Cost: $500

 

This workshop is non-refundable.

 

Registration Deadline: June 16th

 

For registered NAU students, faculty, and staff with an @nau.edu email address, please click “Login” at the top right corner of the page and log in using your NAU credentials. Do not create a new Catalog account.

 

For more information, contact: ContinuingEd@nau.edu

 

ACCESSIBILITY

Professional disability specialists are available at Disability Resources to facilitate a range of academic support services and accommodations for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability, you can request assistance by contacting Disability Resources at 928-523-8773 (voice), 928-523-8747 (fax), or dr@nau.edu (e-mail).