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Welcome

Welcome to our PCSB World Languages Program webpage. Here you will find important information about our courses and activities.

WL Program Mission: To develop in our students literacy skills through foreign language acquisition, and to foster a cultural awareness that prepares them to interact successfully in a global world. S

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WL Newsletters

Pablo L. Martinez Torres, MSIR, ABD

World Languages TRST/Foreign Exchange Specialist
Polk County Schools District Office
Teaching and Learning F Building Office 030A
1915 S.Floral Ave., Bartow, FL 33830
(863) 534-0924

Ann Everett

K-12 Literacy Senior Director
Teaching and Learning Building F
(863) 647-4700

Diana Turner

Teaching and Learning Secretary
(863) 534-0018

WL Documents

Spanish Curriculum Maps (Levels 1-2)

Upcoming WL Teacher PD Opportunities

  • IV International Symposium of Languages for Specific Purposes (Business Cyber)
    • Where: University of Florida-Gainesville
    • When: February 22nd-24th
    • Website
  • NADSFL Café: Intercultural Communication Competence and Can-Do’s
  • FL Connected-Education Conference
    • Where: University of Florida-Gainesville
    • When: Saturday, March 10th
    • Website
  • 2018 Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) Conference
    • Where: Wyndham Orlando Resort
    • When: Thursday, October 18th-20th at 7:00 am
    • Website

    Foreign Exchange

    Events:

    • Polk County Foreign Exchange program Virtual Meeting

    FOREIGN EXCHANGE FORMS

    • Marissa Pope-Beck photo

      GERMAN TEACHER IS AWARDED WITH THE SCOLT SCOLARSHIP

      Our WL program congratulates Mrs. Marissa Pope-Beck (Haines City High School), who was awarded by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) with a scholarship to study in Germany this summer at the Goethe Institute. Mrs. Pope-Beck will be traveling to Atlanta in March to SCOLT Conference to receive the award.

       

       

      • Pablo Martinez Torres photo

        FFLAME WL SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR

        Congratulations to Pablo Martinez Torres, winner of the 2017-2018 World Language District Supervisor of the Year Award from the Florida Foreign Language Association for Managers of Education (FFLAME).
        Award nominees are judged on the quality of their programs, and their efforts to support teachers of world languages. Mr. Martinez Torres was cited for his positive contributions to our district's world language standards and educators.

         

        • The Dept. of Education of Puerto Rico Facebook post

          HELPING PUERTO RICO: DANIEL JENKINS ACADEMY

          The Dept. of Education of Puerto Rico recognized Daniel Jenkins Middle School students in its Facebook page for their initiative of helping the victims of the hurricane María.

          Click here for Puerto Rico Help Relief activity