Welcome to the STARTALK Teacher Training Program at San Diego State University!

Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University (SDSU) will offer a two-week (60 hours) on-site professional development for 12 local and non-local teachers of Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu with an advanced proficiency in their respective language and English, as well as 3+ years of experience teaching the target language. The curriculum for this program will allow participants to focus on the key characteristics and strategies of learner-centered instruction. Upon successful completion, the participants are awarded three units of undergraduate college credit through the SDSU College of Extended Studies. The program is followed by online submission of a lesson the participants will implement in the Fall 2020, and a two-day (9 hours) follow-up workshop in person in January 2021.

  • June 1– 12, 2020
  • Place: San Diego State University campus
  • Cost: The program is offered for free
  • Graduation: June 12, 2020, San Diego State University campus
  • Applications are open!