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Reimaging/Reimagining America’s Oldest Language Association

Last summer’s civil unrest, BLM protests, and the inequities laid bare by the pandemic forced much reevaluation. The teachers of Spanish and Portuguese were no exception. During the quiet periods offered by the pandemic, the 16-member AATSP Board of Directors reflected on the AATSP’s time-honored logo, complete with seal reminiscent of the coat of arms of Castile and León,...

Celebrate National Teach Spanish Day!

September 30 is National Teach Spanish Day. Launched by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), the goals of the day are:1. To promote the teaching of Spanish as a profession2. To call attention to the current Spanish teacher shortage (K-12) in the US3. To emphasize the importance of Spanish as a world language  To mark the...

Last Chance to Register for San Diego Spanish Conference

The AATSP provides an annual forum for instructors from the U.S. and abroad that includes over 250 events during 3½ days of discussions, workshops, sessions, exhibits, speeches, and awards that reflect trends, interests, and the needs of Spanish and Portuguese teachers. Highlights in this year’s conference in San Diego include the 75th anniversary of Portuguese joining the Association, and...
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