Updates and Events in the Classics World for November

Posted on November 2, 2013 by

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Competitions

November 8: The CAMWS Latin Translation competition is a tough competition, but many Georgia students have done well in it.

January 15: The National Mythology Exam, created and sponsored by the Excellence Through Classics Committee for 25 years, is aimed at beginning Classics students (Introductory courses-first year courses).

January 21: The National Latin Exam no longer needs to be administered by personnel outside the Latin teacher.

February 10: The Medusa Mythology Exam‘s initial registration is due on this date; the exam encompasses material for higher levels of Classics students.

February 17: Payment is due for the National Roman Civilization Exam, an online exam sponsored by the National Junior Classical League.

March 15: Fox Classics Writing Contest is a long-standing contest awarding students for writing papers over Classically-themed topics. This year asks for 12 modern labors of Hercules.

Scholarships

January 15: The American Classical League scholarships are all rolled into one application, yet can be applied to teaching resources, professional development, attendance at ACL Institute, or graduate school.

January 31: CAMWS Scholarships to attend summer abroad programs.

April 13: The National Latin Exam Graduate Scholarship is $2000 paid to the graduate school of your choice.

Awards

December 1: Dr. Elizabeth Watkins Latin Teacher Award.  $500 to be used in any manner awardee chooses.

December 13: Kraft Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching.  Nominations are due December 13.  Make sure to recognize one of the amazing Georgia teachers we have with this award.

February 1: CPL Award for Promotional Activity is something that many of our schools could easily earn!  Check to see if you can get further recognition for the great work you do.

Conferences

November 22-24: American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language Convention and Expo will be in Orlando this year.

March 7-8: Foreign Language Association of Georgia Annual Conference will have several Latin-focused presentations this year.

June 26-28: American Classical League Annual Institute will be in Virginia this year with several of our own Georgia teachers presenting.

If you know about any awards or deadlines I don’t have posted here, please let me know!

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