Category: General Classics

Maine JCL in the News

The Maine JCL made the Portland Press Herald this past weekend, albeit with the sad news that Chevrus is cutting its Latin program (in favor of putting kids in front of a computer?). Personal comment: low Latin enrollment is not a sign of education evolution. There are plenty of healthy, strong programs that are evolving with education, like Gardiner, Sacopee Valley,… Read more →

Summer Immersion Programs 2016

Stephen Farrand has crafted a list of summer immersion programs for classicists. If you have any to add to this list, please send me a note! Here we go: http://expressfluency.com/product/latin-teacher-training/ http://www.latin.org/programs/rusticatio/tironum/ http://www.latin.org/programs/rusticatio/veteranorum/ http://www.latin.org/programs/pedagogy/ https://mcl.as.uky.edu/conventiculum-latinum https://www.umb.edu/academics/caps/summer_programs/institutes/latinbysea http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20033/classical_studies/61/teacher_workshops http://www.wyomingcatholiccollege.com/about-wcc/summer/conventiculum/index.aspx http://classics.avemaria.edu/polis_greek_and_latin (near Naples, FL) In Europe, there is: http://www.lvpa.de/index.php (they haven’t posted place and dates for the summer seminar yet. In Poland, the Czech Republic,… Read more →

Roman Daily Life Summer Seminar

The National Endowment for the Humanities is offering a three week summer seminar for k-12 teachers on Roman daily life, focusing on Petronius’ Satyricon and Pompeii. This runs from July 18 – August 5, and the NEH will provide teachers with a $2700 stipend to cover the living and food expenses (estimated at $1500), and then some. The seminar will be… Read more →

Latin Opening at Waterville High School

Waterville High School in Waterville, Maine, is looking for a full time Latin teacher for this upcoming school year. Waterville is the home of Colby College and is located 15 minutes north of Augusta, Maine’s capital. For more information on this job posting, check out servingschools.com. Foreign Language is a high needs content area, and Maine has been known to… Read more →