Public School Teacher Development Program 2011

10/02/2011 07:19

Public School Teacher Development Program 2011

Programa de Atualização para Professores de Inglês da Rede Estadual

We are very happy to invite English Teachers (Ensino Médio) working at the State Schools to sign up for the Public School Teacher Development Program 2011. This is a joint initiative between the American Embassy and Associação Alumni. Detailed information follows below:

 Objectives of the Course:

  • To improve teachers’ proficiency in English
  • To help teachers improve their teaching practice
  • To raise teachers’ awareness of the North American culture in order to explore cultural aspects in their classes


To apply for the course, teachers must

·         Be teaching English presently

·         Have no more than 15 years of experience as a public school teacher

·         Have intermediate-level proficiency in English

·         Be able to attend the whole course (two semesters - 2011) 


  • Load?             Total of 140 hours: two semesters (60 hours each semester) and 20 hours for

the development of the Research Project

  • When?             Fridays, 14:00 to 17:40 (30 openings)

                                   March – December, 2011 (recess in July)

  • Where?           Alumni Jardins – Rua Padre João Manoel, 319

 Other Information:

  • The course books will be provided to teachers by the US Embassy

How to sign-up?

 Send an email to: with the title: Public School Teacher. Please send us your personal contact information in the message: name, phone number(s) and email address. We will contact you directly after that with further instructions.


Places are limited to 30. Sign up now!