The Dalton-Punahou Global Language and Culture Institute features workshop sessions on topics of interest to teachers of world and classical languages, Kindergarten – grade 12.
The Dalton School – Punahou School Global Language and Culture Institute
January 12 – 14, 2017
About Paul Sandrock
Paul Sandrock, director of education at the American Council on the
Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), directs this national
organization’s professional development and initiatives around
standards, curriculum, instruction and performance assessment.
Previously, Paul was assistant director of content and learning at the
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), coordinating the areas
of English language arts, mathematics, international education and
world languages. He earlier served as the DPI state-wide consultant for
world languages. Paul taught Spanish for 16 years in middle school and
high school, and authored “The Keys to Assessing Language Performance as
well as Planning Curriculum for Learning World Languages”. Paul
previously served ACTFL as a board member and president and received
ACTFL’s Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language
Education, K – 12. In the past year, Paul has worked intensively with
schools and districts in Maryland, Texas, Missouri and Malaysia to focus
their language programs on proficiency level learning targets, units
centered around the three modes of communication, and assessments to
chart progress in improving learners’ language performance.