Cherokee Nation hosts 3rd annual IGNITE Language Conference

BY STAFF REPORTS
07/02/2019 01:30 PM
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TAHLEQUAH – Twelve world language teachers from across America came to Tahlequah in June for the third annual IGNITE Language conference where they shared their knowledge on language methodology to a diverse audience of Indigenous language teachers from area schools, language programs and various tribes.

The conference was held June 17-20 at Heritage School and included Spanish, Japanese, French, Russian, Mandarin, Gaelic and other language teachers whose goal was to educate and enhance area language teachers’ skills through language methodology.

For more information on the 2020 IGNITE Language Conference, call Cherokee Nation Education Services Technical Specialist Wade Blevins 918-453-5441 or email wade-blevins@cherokee.org.

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