Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital

by Bulgarian Cultural Club in Seattle, WA
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital
Bulgarian School of Seattle -Transition to Digital

Summary

The Bulgarian Language Credit Program at the Bulgarian School of Seattle is an innovative project that addresses specific needs: To honor and validate students' heritage language and the language of their families; To provide opportunities for fluent and literate speakers to receive high school credit for their knowledge of Bulgarian language; To open up opportunities for students to access core subject credits required for graduation

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Challenge

The Bulgarian Language Credit Program at the Bulgarian School of Seattle is an innovative project that addresses specific needs: To honor and validate students' heritage language and the language of their families To provide opportunities for fluent and literate speakers to receive high school credit for their knowledge of Bulgarian language To open up opportunities for students to access core subject credits required for graduation

Solution

The program 1) Incorporates a variety of home/school collaboration activities; 2) Maintains a welcoming environment for parents and community; 3) Values heritage culture, bilingualism and biliteracy; 4) Hires office staff who speak the first language; 5) Makes announcements in both languages; 6) Posts signs in both languages; 7) Values multiculturalism; 8) Fosters a sense of belonging; 9) Establishes parent liaisons who Are bilingual (Bulgarian & English) and reach out to parents

Long-Term Impact

With this project our goal is to reach every state in US where Seal of Biliteracy federal law is recognized on state level and support every student with Bulgarian heritage to develop proficiency and successfully test on language fluency. Our project has the potential to impact over 300,000 high school graduates.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).

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Organization Information

Bulgarian Cultural Club in Seattle, WA

Location: Bellevue, WA - USA
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Bulgarian Cultural Club in Seattle, WA
Angela Hasheva
Project Leader:
Angela Hasheva
Founder & CEO
Bellevue, WA United States

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