Upcoming Events

En esta sección tendremos información de eventos que les pueden interesar a los instructores de español como lengua de herencia. Please get in touch with us if there is a relevant event that you would like to advertise or share with the community.

International Conference on Heritage Languages and Multilingualism
June 5, 2020 - June 6, 2020
Lemesos, Cyprus

TheHELMconference will create an opportunity for scholars, students, and educators interested in sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field of heritage languages, language acquisition, multilingualism, and grammar.

Twelfth Heritage Language Research Institute
June 8-11, 2020
State College, PA

The topic of this year’s NHLRC Institute seeks to address the notion of complexity in heritage languages, with a primary focus on complex phenomena in heritage grammars and the preservation of complexity in heritage languages in the classroom and ‘in the wild’.

Certificate in Heritage Language Education/ Late Bilingual Education
June 15 - July 30, 2020

This certificate is designed for heritage language educators, language teachers who teach classes of mixed heritage and new language learners, and educators who are interested in creating culturally and linguistically sustaining classrooms for multilingual learners. Gather with critical bilingual and heritage language teachers from across the country to explore, share, and create powerful learning opportunities... Read more

FEATURED Workshop: Effective methods to advance Heritage Spanish teaching
June 25, 2020 - June 26, 2020
Austin, TX

COVID-19 update: This workshop will be held online in Zoom. We are working on making it as engaging as possible in the online format.

The 6th annual TeCHS/COERLL Spanish heritage language workshop will feature the following hands-on sessions from Texas educators:

  • How to Advocate for and Promote your Heritage Spanish Program –... Read more
Critical Approaches to Heritage Language Education
July 20–24, 2020
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Participants in this workshop will examine social justice topics, community-based learning for growing heritage language (literacy), and language arts approaches for heritage language development. Participants will collaborate; connect experiences of heritage teachers and learners to research on multilingual development; and learn how to bring communities, classrooms, and digital storytelling together to create powerful heritage language... Read more

Coalition of Community-Based Heritage Language Schools Conference
October 10, 2020
American University

We hold a conference each year, where program directors and administrators of community-based heritage language schools; members of the language communities involved in these schools; and directors and leaders in public, private, and charter schools who are interested in working with community-based heritage language schools come together to share research and best practices.

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