ABLA 2018

ABLA, Association of Bi-National Centers of Latin America, will hold its biennial convention from August 13 to 17 in Buenos Aires, hosted by ICANA, the Argentine-American Cultural Institute , and sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and the Department of State. Bi-National centers are nonprofit organizations whose main objective is to promote mutual understanding between the people in the host country ...
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Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) Program

U.S. Embassy in Argentina – University of Oregon Call for Applications 2018-19 Academic Year APPLICATION: CLOSED Overview The U.S. Embassy in Argentina is pleased to invite current Argentine certified English Language Teacher (ELT) professionals (e.g., teachers, teacher trainers, program administrators) to apply for the Advanced Certification for English Language Teaching (ACE) online training program with University of ...
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U.S. Embassy in Argentina Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

Mendoza 8-9, 2018 The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 250 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place in AMICANA Binational Center and at the Colegio Nacional ...
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ICFJ Digital Media Program

The International Center for Journalists (ICF) opened its call for its fall 2018 program to be held from October 8 to November 16. The ICF Program is intended for journalists, technologists, digital communicators and digital entrepreneurs with excellent command of the English language. The deadline to submit applications is May 20, 2018. To submit applications, please visit ...
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Embassy Community Welcomes New English Language Fellow, Anna McCourt

The Embassy welcomes its newest English Language Fellow, Ms. Anna McCourt, to Argentina. Ms. McCourt will be hosted for ten months at ISICANA the binational center in Salta. The English Language Fellow program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, and it is designed to provide consultation, training ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, students of English from around the country converged on Buenos Aires for the 6th Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee.  Board members of the Argentina Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL), all of whom are prominent educators along with U.S. Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Dr. Naydeen Gonzalez ...
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The Next Generation of Youth Leaders in Argentina

Sixty (60) Access English Microscholarship Program students gathered in Santa Fe on September 30, 2017 for a series of TEDTalk-style presentations by four of U.S. exchange program’s alumni aimed at motivating increased participation by the students in additional cultural exchange with the United States.  The program alumni noted the profound impact their programs had on ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On September 21 and 22, 2017, ATICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Tucuman, hosted the 37th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two-day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Silvio Gonzalez and Regional Public Engagement Specialist, Carol Brey participated in the opening ceremony and delivered presentations ...
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Embassy and SURICANA Host the Annual Meeting of Binational Center Academic Directors

The 17th annual Argentine Binational Center Academic Directors meeting was hosted by SURICANA in San Rafael, Mendoza on June 22-23, 2017. During this two day event, participants from 12 of the 13 Argentine Binational Centers shared best practices, exchanged ideas, and discussed challenges they face as English language administrators in the BNCs.  Participants were joined ...
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English Access Participants in an English immersion camp in Cordoba

For three days in November, 80 high school students attending the Access Scholarship Program attended an English immersion camp in Rio Ceballos, Córdoba.  The program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Argentina also featured 10 alumni of the Youth Ambassadors Program who volunteered at the camp.  All participants had the opportunity to strengthen their English ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On October 26 and 27, 2016, ISICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Salta, hosted the 36th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Mesa participated in the opening ceremony and delivered a presentation to participants. This gathering enabled ...
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ELF Tylie Cramer participated in the SHARE Convention

July 28-29, 2016 Current English Language Fellow Tylie Cramer participated in the annual SHARE Convention for teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Buenos Aires on July 28-29, 2016. She led a semi-plenary session on “Mobile Application Language Learning” (MALL), attended by approximately 350 English teachers and advanced students. The presentation focused on the ...
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Argentine University Students Travel to the US for “English for Science” Program

A group of ten university students traveled to the United States on Friday, July 8 to participate in the program “English for Science,” a four-week intensive English immersion program at the University of Texas at Austin.  All participants are outstanding science students from different public universities. Ambassador Noah Mamet met with the group at the ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 450 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place at the Escuela Normal Juan Gregorio Pujol, in Corrientes on May 13 ...
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English@ the Embassy

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 the U.S. Embassy in Argentina hosted an event called “English @ the Embassy”. One hundred and twenty students, ages 13 to 15 with intermediate English language levels, and their teachers from six different schools from the city and greater Buenos Aires attended.  During the event, audiences had the opportunity to ...
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