Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese will hosts a conference

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese will hosts a conference on Portuguese Language Education on Saturday, May 3. Admission is free.

April 29, 2003 

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese hosts Conference on Portuguese Language Education May 3 

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese will hosts a conference on Portuguese Language Education on Saturday, May 3. Admission is free. 

The second annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education " Portuguese in K-16: Towards a Common Agenda" will be Saturday, May 3 from 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in the University Library first floor Reading Area. Parking Lot 13 

For further information contact Anna Klobucka, Department of Portuguese Tel. 508 999 8241; E-mail: aklobucka@umassd.edu 

The schedule follows: 

9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks Provost Thomas Curry, UMD Dean Michael Steinman, College of Arts and Sciences, UMD Professor Anna Klobucka 9:45-10: 15 The Portuguese Language in the US: Perspectives for the Future@ Maria de Lourdes B. Serpa, Lesley University Caetano Valadao Serpa, Cambridge College 10: 15-10:45 Teaching Portuguese in Massachusetts Public Schools: A Researcher's Perspective Carolina Matos Baptista, Lesley University 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-11:30 The Earlier, the Better: Portuguese Language and Culture at the Elementary Level Jane Carreiro, Dartmouth High School 11:30-12:00 To the Third Decade and Beyond: A Student/Teacher Odyssey With No End in Sight@ Francisco Cota Fagundes, University of Massachusetts Amherst 12:00-1:30 Lunch 

1:45-2: 15 Expansion of Portuguese Language and Culture in Central Massachusetts Dennis Frias, Hudson Public Schools 2: 15-2:45 Enhancing the Home-School Connection of Portuguese-Speaking Parents@ Lisa Bairos, Framingham Public Schools Margarida Bairos, Hudson Public Schools 2:45-3:00 Break 

3:00-3:30 
constru,cao da aprendizagem em Lfngua Portuguesa: o papel dos projectos educativos 
Gra,ca Castanho, Universidade dos A,cores 

3:30-4:00 Handbook of Communicative Games and Activities for the Portuguese Language Program Ana Melo and Sophia Sotis, East Providence High School 4:004:15 Break 4: 15-5:00 Building a Common Agenda for Portuguese in K-16: A Roundtable Discussion Moderator: Mary Vermette, Azorean Maritime Heritage Society Representative Antonio Cabral, Massachusetts State House Jose Costa, Bristol Community College Consul Fernando Teles Fazendeiro, Consulate of Portugal, New Bedford Paul Grillo, Durfee High School 

Sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Center for Teaching and Leaming at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 


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