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2020 Winter / Spring Webinars


We are yet in the process of finalizing the roster of webinars for the winter/spring. We look forward to welcoming you to another round of complimentary professional development webinars. Attendees receive a certificate acknowledging their professional development participation. We'll have the full schedule of webinars in the later months wrapped up soon. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter for the Winter/Spring 2020 webinar updates.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m. ET (5:00-6:00 p.m. CT)
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Living Tradition of Greek and Roman Texts

Presenter: Timothy Joseph, Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross

Professor Joseph will share his recent research on the classical influence on the United States. His webinar will discuss the influence of the classics on Martin Luther King, Jr., as demonstrated in the civil rights leader's speeches and writing.

Timothy Joseph graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a BA in Classics and then taught Latin at Cresskill Junior-Senior High School in New Jersey from 1998 to 2001. He went on to earn a PhD in Classical Philology from Harvard University in 2007. He joined the classics department at Holy Cross in 2006. He has served as department chair and as director of the Classical Association of New England's Summer Institute at Brown University.

Joseph’s research concentrates on Latin historiography and epic poetry. He has published the book Tacitus the Epic Successor (Brill, 2012) and has contributed “Tacitus and Epic” to A Companion to Tacitus (Blackwell, 2012), “Cornelius Tacitus: Annals” to The Literary Encyclopedia (2013), and “Caesar in Vergil and Lucan” toThe Cambridge Companion to the Writings of Julius Caesar (Cambridge, 2017).

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m. ET (5:00-6:00 p.m. CT)
An Overview of Technology Useful in the Latin Classroom

Presenter: Lynne West, eLitterae contributor and founder Sunodia Educational Consulting

Teachers have enjoyed reading West’s regular “Tech Tip” contributions to eLitterae, Bolchazy-Carducci’s monthly eNewsletter. Her webinar will address several tools that can enhance and enliven the Latin classroom. Participants will have the opportunity to explore web-based tools that are valuable additions to both the elementary and advanced Latin curriculum. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of both the role that technology can play in the Latin classroom and how to integrate it effectively.

Lynne West is recognized internationally for her passion for teaching and supporting teachers. A veteran educator with over fifteen years of experience in both teaching and teacher leadership in K-12 schools, West employs her strong foundation in backward curricular planning and cooperative learning to design creative and engaging lessons. She has especially enjoyed developing lessons that incorporate technology in a meaningful way. She loves helping teachers see the many ways that technology can benefit students.

West founded Sunodia Educational Consulting to share her passion for teaching with her fellow educators by providing creative, tailored, and patient professional development services. West earned her teaching credential from Santa Clara University, her master’s from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her bachelor’s from the University of California at Los Angeles.

She taught Latin and served as both world languages department chair and a curriculum specialist at Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, CA. Inspired by her work with Jesuit high school educators from across the country in the Ignatian Leadership Seminar program, West cofounded the Jesuit Latin Network and hosted the first biennial Jesuit Latin Colloquium in 2011. West founded Sunodia Educational Consulting to share her passion for teaching with her fellow educators by providing creative, tailored, and patient professional development services.

 

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For Professional Development
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