Congratulations to World Language teacher Sheila Willette, who has been selected by Santillana Publishing to study at the language institute of Alcalingua at the University of Alcala near Madrid!
As a 23-year veteran teacher of Spanish, Willette drew on a wealth of experiences in writing an essay that landed her this award for summer study abroad.
Teachers worldwide attend the institute, where teaching methods are shared and studied, and materials for teaching the Spanish language are developed and created.
The University of Alcala is one of the oldest universities in Europe, founded in 1499. It is renowned for its annual presentation of the prestigious Cervantes Prize.