1st Annual Indigenous Language Revitalization Summer Institute, Northern Arizona University, July 06-09, 2015

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1st Annual Indigenous Language Revitalization Summer Institute

July 06-09, 2015
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona

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How to Create and Sustain Successful Indigenous Language Immersion Programs

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.

In this workshop:

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.

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)

Enrollment is limited to 25 participants. Reserve your place now.
Early Registration (by May 15th) $450; Regular Registration (after May 15) $500
Special Discount if registered for the 2015 AITEC Conference $375

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact Dr. Michael Fillerup@ 928.853.1393 or Michael.Fillerup@nau.edu.

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