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We will be providing specific content for teachers of elementary and middle school Latin.  Look for the track “Younger Learners” in the Program and on the Sched App and the K-5 and 6-8 stickers on this year’s badges.  Tweet out takeaways with the tag #ETC2023. Click here to ETC materials presented @ ACL Institute.

Excellence Through Classics is happy is announce this year's ACL Institute Offerings as follows:

Open Meeting Recommended Sessions | Sponsored Sessions | Goosechase Game | Raffle

Open Meeting

This year's ETC Open Meeting will be happening both virtually in Zoom and in person at ACL Institute.

During this public meeting, several Executive Committee members present the "State of the ETC." Attending the Open Meeting also allows members to propose new ideas for the upcoming year, get early access to next year's programming dates and to collaborate with colleagues who also teach elementary and middle levels.  Click here to access ETC Open Meetings materials presented @ prior ACL Institutes.

Recommended Sessions

Click here to access a list of Recommended Sessions (virtual and live) that appear in the track for "Younger Learners."

Sponsored Sessions 

As in year's prior, ETC is offering several virtual and live events focused on elementary and middle school teaching,  including a Pre-Institute session (live), a sponsored On-Demand Workshop (virtual), a joint ETC/MSC Roundtable Discussion (live and virtual), an Open Meeting (live and virtual), and a Social Hour (live) to express our thanks to the ETC Volunteers who are attending Institute. 

June 29 - July 31, 2023

On-Demand Workshops

Sponsored Session: The Power of Project Based Learning in the Elementary and Middle School Latin Classroom  (Virtual); Presenter: Zoe Fox, Independent Researcher; ETC Calliope Award Recipient

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Pre-Institute Workshops

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Catching Them in the Middle: Scaffolding for Middle School Students (Live and Virtual); Presenter: Cynthia Swanson, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA

Thursday, June 29, 2023

 Institute Sessions

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Excellence Through Classics/Middle School Committee Round Table Discussion (Live); Presenters: Nava Cohen, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL;, Chair, Exploratory Latin Exam; Cynthia Swanson, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA.

Friday, June 30, 2023

Institute Sessions

5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Excellence Through Classics Open Meeting (Live and Virtual); Presenters: Stephanie Krause, McLean School, Potomac, MD;  Katy Reddick, Strong Middle School & Coginchaug Regional High School, Durham, Connecticut

6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Excellence Through Classics Volunteer Social Hour

Goosechase Game

Make your Institute experience more interactive by joining in a digital scavenger hunt. To play the Goose Chase, download the FREE app to your smartphone and join the fun using the game code. The Goosechase game will be open from June 28th until July 1st at 8 pm CST. Winners will be announced the follow day via social media.
Join any team using on the goose chase app or site using the game code: 6XXVV7


ETC will also be running a virtual raffle throughout the Institute. The Raffle form will open on June 28th and remain until July 1st at 12 pm CST. Raffle winners will be drawn daily at 12 pm CST and announced via social media. You can earn extra submissions by attending ETC sponsored sessions (live and on demand) and completing the ETC Institute Survey. A password will be listed on the final slide of our sponsored sessions and on the final submission screen of the survey.  You can have multiple entries, but you can only win once.