StarTalk Texas Teacher Program

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The STARTALK Texas Teacher Program At The University of Houston

The Chinese Studies Program,

Time: July 6-17 (8:30-3:30) 2015 and follow-up session, Nov. 1 (9:00-2:00) 2015.
Place: University of Houston, Main Campus
Cost: None


Who can participate?

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  • Participants must hold an undergraduate degree. A copy of your last degree transcript with your degree specified must be submitted together with your application.
  • Teachers of Chinese in K-12 public and private schools, community colleges, and Chinese heritage schools in Texas.
  • Out-of-state teachers who pay for their own transportation to Houston and a partial of the room cost are also welcome to apply.



Includes a one-page statement (in English), describing:

  • What you hope to achieve by the end of the program.
  • What project you plan to develop to share with other teachers. The projects may include a standards-based curriculum design with theme-based units, daily lesson plans, curriculum materials tailored to their own students, or a course syllabus with instructional and assessment samples.

What is the program ?

  • You will receive a Scholarship for Startalk Texas Teacher Program at UH. You will receive a 3-credit graduate course (CHNS 6372: Studies of Chinese Language Acquisition) may be applied towards the Alternative Teacher Preparation Program leading to Texas teacher certification in Chinese, teacher certificate renewal, or a degree of Master of Arts in teaching Chinese as a second language.

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