Glastonbury Public Schools Foreign Language

STARTALK Russian Teachers

STARTALK Lead with Russian Teacher Trainee Courses

Due to a reduction in federal funding this program will NOT be offered in the summer of 2020.

The Discover Russian Teacher Trainee program is offered is designed to provide professional development opportunities to teachers of Russian. The highly intensive two-week session requires regular work to be completed both during the program and during the evening. Program participants may opt to earn graduate credit from Elms College in Chicopee, MA, a special registration fee is available to Lead with Russian program attendees. Registration for course credit will take place during the onsite program.

What's Included for Participants:

Program participants receive a full scholarship, which includes:

  • All Course Materials.
  • Lodging for 12 nights, double occupancy. (Single occupancy available at additional cost)
  • Most meals, including breakfast and lunch daily, and 8 dinners.
  • Upon successful program completion, $300 travel reimbursement.
  • Participants have the option of receiving 3 graduate credits from Elms College (for an additional cost).

Sample Teacher Schedule

Sample Russian Teacher Schedule


Mr. James Wildman

Program Coordinator

(860) 652-7200 ext. 2030

Ms. Rita A. Oleksak

Director of Foreign Languages/

English Language Learning

(860) 652-7954