Portuguese Teacher Training

2017 Online Course

The course will begin on Monday, June 26th, 2017.

Boston University STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training (PTT) program focuses on the Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) of Portuguese as a pluricentric language.


The participants in this program must have at least one-year of teaching language K-16 in Portuguese in the U.S.

Native, near native, or advanced proficiency in Portuguese and a minimum of a bachelor's degree are required.

Time and Place

The online portion begins on June 26th and runs through July. On July 28th participants will meet onsite for workshop and July 29th to present their work.

Please note: If you are unable to commit to the July 28th and 29th meetings in Boston, please do not apply.


Travel stipends to Boston as well as accommodation for the nights of July 27th, 28th and 29th will be provided.

Application & Deadline

The application deadline was April 30th, 2017.

For more information, contact Célia Bianconi.