NEWS and upcoming Events
Back-to-School Night celebration with mita
MITA is pleased to invite you to meet the beginning of the school year with a fundraising event that will support our scholarships to students of Italian in Massachusetts. Come to celebrate everything Italian: food and comedy with the actor Paul D'Angelo.
Tickets are $30.00 per person and can be purchased at the door but we encourage you to make a reservation because seats are limited. Please register at the MITA website or using this link.
If preferred, guests can also make a check payable to Massachusetts Italian Teachers Aassociation (MITA) and send it to
36 Stanley Avenue Medford,
Mafla annual convention, 2019
MaFLA 2019 Fall Conference
Keynote Speaker: Fabrice Jaumont
October 24-26, 2019
Monarch Place Hotel (MA)
More information on the conference program.
Workshop - fall 2019
MIGRATION IN THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE CLASS
November 15, 2019
Medford High School
Giusy Di Filippo and Martina di Florio will present their recently published book on contemporary migration and discuss ways to implement this topic in the Italian curriculum.
Giusy Di Filippo and Martina Di Florio, Migrazioni Contemporanee: Testi e Contesti. New York: Edizioni Farinelli, 2017.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and its Lead with Languages campaign, with the support of Pearson LLC and Language Testing International, commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to conduct a survey of 1,200 U.S. employers, and the resulting 2019 report, Making Languages Our Business: Addressing Foreign Language Demand Among U.S. Employers, indicates an urgent and growing demand for language skills in the workplace.The report also suggests seven actionable recommendations that U.S. businesses may employ to fully leverage their employees’ language assets and to contribute to fostering a robust future multilingual workforce to better thrive in our global economy.