Engage Your Students Beyond the Classroom With Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

Brought to you in partnership with American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

Join us—February 21st at 7pm EST

Brought to you in partnership with American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), this 45-minute webinar will highlight the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica.

Webinar objectives:

  • Learn about the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, an honor society for high school Spanish and Portuguese students.
  • Explore how to maintain an active chapter, from suggestions for activities, information on scholarships, awards and sponsors available through the organization, and much more.
  • Be inspired to start new chapter of the organization in your school!

Learn about the presenters.

Kelly Scheetz has been teaching Spanish since 2000, the past 17 years at Franklin High School in Franklin, TN. She founded the Operación Triunfo chapter of Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica at Franklin High as a way to encourage students to carry out service projects within the school and local community. She became the Director of the SHH in 2013 and enjoys working with sponsors across the country. Kelly also enjoys teaching in the same building with her husband and is the mother of a middle school baseball player and a 5th grade competitive dancer.

Ken Stewart (BA International Studies and Spanish UNC-Chapel Hill; MA Spanish NC State University) is the 2006 ACTFL National Foreign Language Teacher of Year. A National Board Certified high school Spanish teacher, he currently teaches advanced writing in Spanish at Duke University and elementary Portuguese at UNC-Chapel Hill. Ken is a former member of the ACTFL Board of Directors, the SCOLT Board, and the Executive Council of the AATSP. In 2014, he was the recipient of ACTFL’s Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education K-12.

Ken has been a consultant to the College Board since 1992. He has conducted over 200 AP and pre-AP workshops and summer institutes throughout the US as well as in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. He is a frequent presenter at state, regional and national conferences. Ken works as a freelance world language consultant and keynote speaker.