American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
    Southern California Chapter






Registration Open and Program Ready for our Spring Meeting  


The Southern California Chapter of the AATSP invites you to our Spring Meeting that will take place at the University of La Verne on April 25, 2015. You can take a look at the impressive program of presentations to be given that day. You could also register online with your credit card here.


Great Fall Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of AATSP at USC, October 25, 2014 

Our 2014 Fall Meeting at the University of Southern California was a huge success! We had an emotive homage to USC Professor Emerita Carmen Silva Corvalán and an excellent plenary presentation by Professor Comfort Pratt from Texas Tech University. Attendees were able to participate in a series of very interesting presentations and workshops (see program here) and they also had the opportunity to catch up with colleagues and old friends during lunch. Thanks to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Vista Higher Learning, Cengage Learning, the Department of Modern Languages at Azusa Pacific University, the Embajada de España, and the Phi Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi.



Last Call for World Language Project December-April Programs to Begin on December 13

Spaces and Scholarships Still Remain for World Language Project December-April Programs to Begin on December 13.All Five-Day Institutes will feature the Common Core State Standards and World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools. L.A. STARS (1985-2014), a regional center of the California World Language Project, is pleased to announce to Los Angeles area schools our December - April “World Language Professional Development Seminars” for the 2014-2015 school year. Applications and further information can be found at:
http://la-stars.net/programs/regwinter1415.pdf. For further information: Please contact us by phone at (323) 259-2949; by fax (323) 341-4894; by email ocflp@oxy.edu; or on the web at http://csmp.ucop.edu/home/site_detail/103/20


Thank you Pasadena City College for organizing the Spring 2014 SoCal Conference of the Southern California Chapter of the AATSP

Pasadena City College organized a very successful meeting of our chapter on Saturday, April 26. See the PROGRAM here. Thanks for allowing us to visit your campus and having a very productive and informative meeting.


Fall Meeting of the SoCal Chapter of AATSP. October 26, 2013 at UCLA  was huge success

The Southern California chapter of the AATSP would like to thank Professor Claudia Parodi and all her collaborators at UCLA for helping us in the organization of a very succesfull meeting this past October 26, 2013. Approximately 100 people attended the meeting and 80 of them were able to stay with us for lunch. Professor Fernando Rubio from the University of Utah gave a very well received plenary presentation titled "Going Beyond the Flipped Classroom in World Languages," you can find his presentation here. To see the program, click here.



¡Ganamos! The Southern California Chapter of the AATSP is the 2013 recipient of the Chapter of the Year Award

The Southern California Chapter of the AATSP is the 2013 recipient of the Chapter of the Year Award presented by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The AATSP Awards Selection Committee found the chapter credentials to be outstanding.As the recipient of this award, your chapter will receive a certificate and the check for $500 at the Awards Banquet of the 2013 AATSP conference in San Antonio, Texas. Thanks to all the people and institutions who have supported this past year and have made this possible.