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Prêmios AOTP de Excelência no Ensino de Português 2024

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Envie sua indicação aqui até 30 de junho. Submit your nomination here by June 30th.

Learn more about how awardees are selected. For each category, the candidate must:

K-12 Teacher of the Year  

  • Be an active member of AOTP. 

  • Have significant contributions that reflect innovative practice in the teaching of the Portuguese language.

  • Be currently teaching in a US school.
     

Higher Education Professor of the Year  

  • Be an active member of AOTP

  • .Have significant contributions to the teaching of the Portuguese language.

  • Have relevant research in the field of teaching and learning the Portuguese language that can impact other colleagues in their profession.

  • Be currently teaching in a US college or university.

 

Community School Teacher of the Year  

  • Be an active member of AOTP.

  • Have significant contributions that reflect innovative practice in the teaching of the Portuguese Language. 

  • ​​Initiatives should encompass teacher and volunteer training, foster community integration, facilitate cultural exposure, initiate fundraising endeavors, and oversee curriculum design and implementation.

  • Be currently teaching in a US community school.
     

Academic Publication of the Year  

  • The author must be an active member of AOTP.

  • Be an author of an outstanding research article or book published in the US or abroad in 2023/2024  that has the potential to impact the teaching and learning of the Portuguese language. 

 

Leadership Award 

  • The awardee must be an active member of AOTP.

  • Have demonstrated instructional leadership and service in the Portuguese language community by creating opportunities for teachers, students, and the community to learn, teach, and promote the Portuguese language and related cultures.

  • Have developed ties between international business, language education, and international studies (policymakers, public servants, business leaders, and other education advocates).

   

Portuguese Program of the Year 

  • The program must be based in the US.

  • The program must show creativity and innovation, serving as a model for other institutions with great retention levels, community engagement, and alumni success. 

  • Be related to the Portuguese language, related cultures, or community service that impacts the students of the Portuguese language or community by causing positive changes in their lives. 

Prêmio Maria Luisa Ortiz Alvarez em de Português como Língua de Herança

This award honors the memory and legacy of Dr. Maria Luisa Ortiz Alvarez.

  • The awardee must be an active member of AOTP.

  • The recipient should showcase innovative and significant research initiatives aimed at affirming Portuguese as a heritage language, mirroring Dr. Ortiz Alvarez’s trailblazing efforts in the field.

  • The awardee should demonstrate a commitment to fostering inclusivity and exemplary leadership in advocating for the recognition and support of Portuguese language education, echoing the impactful work of Dr. Ortiz Alvarez.

Histórico de premiações
Previous Awardees 

Professor universitário de português do ano

Portuguese University Professor of the year

 

 

2023 - Ana Maria Lima, University of Chicago, IL

2021/2022 - Eugênia Fernandes, University of California, Davis, CA

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - Ana Clotilde Williams Northwestern University, IL

2017 - Luana Reis e Luis Bravo University of Pittsburgh, PA

2016 - Mary Risner University of Florida, FL

2015 - Gláucia Silva University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, MA

2014 - Leila da Costa University of Miami, FL

2013 - No award given

2012 - Clémence Jouët-Pastre Harvard University, MA

2011 - Michael Ferreira Georgetwon University, DC

Professor de português no nível fundamental ou médio do ano

Portuguese Teacher in Middle or Secondary School of the year

2023 - Joelma Nascimento, Downtown Doral Charter Upper School, FL

2021/2022 - Vanda Figueiredo, Framingham Public Schools, Framingham, MA

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - Adriane Silva Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, FL

2017 - Raquel Rosa Escola Lusitânia, NJ

2016 - Tatiana Ribeiro de Castro, FL

2015 - Joe Higashi Núcleo Educacionista Raízes Brasileiras, Cape Cod, MA

2014 - Simone Garcia, FL

2013 - Carmen Spangenberg, FL

2012 - No award given

2011 - Francisca Sílvia Lima ICS - International Charter School, FL

Professor de português em escolas comunitárias do ano

Community School Portuguese Teacher of the Year

2023 - Marli Saraiva, Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center, FL

Excelência em liderança

Leadership Award

Célia Bianconi, Boston University, MA

Publicação acadêmica (livro ou artigo) do ano

Academic Publication (book or article) of the year

2023 - Práticas em Português Língua Estrangeira em Tempos de Isolamento Social: Provocações para uma era pós-COVID, organizado por Ana Clotilde Thomé Williams e Christiane Moisés

2021/2022 - Plural: Português Pluricêntrico, de Eugênia Fernandes, Leonardo Silva, Camila Almeida e Tatiana Mello

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - “Empoderamento feminino no contexto de sala de aula de PLE” de Luana Reis

2017 - “Como manter e desenvolver o português como língua de herança” de Ana Lúcia Lico e Ivian Boruchowski

2016 - “Da Análise da Produção Oral ao Desenvolvimento da Competência Comunicativa” de Cristiane Soares

2015 - “Mapeando a língua portuguesa através das artes” de Patrícia Isabel Sobral e Clémence Jouet-Pastré

2014 - "Ensinando Português e cultura do Brasil através de vídeos autênticos e leituras de crônicas" de Vivian Flanzer

2013 - "O ABC do portugues" de Vivaldo Santos & "Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language" de Amelia P. Hutchinson, Anna Klobucka, Clémence de Jouët-Pastré, Maria Luci de Biaji Moreira, e Patrícia Isabel Sobral

Prêmio especial

Achievement Award

2023 - Silvia Inês Coneglian Carillho de Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil

2021/2022 - No award given

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School – DDCES

2017 - ABRACE – Associação Brasileira de Cultura e Educação, Washington, DC

2016 - Jamie Leite – Diretora do Programa Bilíngue de Português (Utah State Office of Education)

2015 - Portuguese Program of the University of Texas & Brasil em Mente

2014 - Fundação Vamos Falar Português, FL

2013 - Distrito Escolar da Cidade de Framingham, MA & PAEP / Banco do Brasil - Programa de promoção da língua portuguesa

2012 - Professor John Jensen, FIU, FL

Escola pública K-12 com programa de Língua Portuguesa do ano

Public School K-12 with a Portuguese Language Program of the year

 

2021/2022 - The International Charter School, Pawtucket, RI

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - Raymond Elementary School, Brockton Public Schools, MA, UNIDOS Portuguese-English Dual Language Immersion Program

2017 - East Providence High School - Providence, RI

2016 - Pine View High School - Utah

2015 - Ada Merritt K-8 Center, Miami, FL

2014 - Dartmouth High School, MA

2013 - Ada Merritt K-8 Center, Miami, FL

2012 - No award given

2011 - No award given

2010 - Doral Middle School, FL & Cypress Creek High, FL & Ada Merritt K-8 Center, Miami, FL & ICS - International Charter School, FL

Organização Comunitária com programa de Língua Portuguesa do ano

Community Organization with a Portuguese Language Program of the year

 

2021/2022 - Projeto Cultura Brasil, Austin, TX

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - Escola Lusitânia, Portuguese School of the Portuguese Club of Long Branch, NJ e Escola Secundária Soares Basto, Portugal

2017 - Escola Lusitania - Portuguese School of the Portuguese Club of Long Branch, NJ

2016 - Portuguese United For Education / Escola Portuguesa de New Bedford

2015 - Fundação do Movimento Educacionista dos EUA

2014 - Centro Assistencial Nova Esperança, FL & Brasil em Mente, NY

2013 - IBEC - Instituto Brasil Educação e Cultura, CA

2012 - No award given

2011 - No award given

2010 - ABRACE – Associação Brasileira de Cultura e Educação, Washington, DC & Fundação Vamos Falar Português, FL

Universidade com programa de Língua Portuguesa do ano

University with a Portuguese Language Program of the year

2021/2022 - San Diego State University, CA

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - University of Pittsburgh, PA

2017 - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA

2016 - University of Georgia, GA

2015 - Florida International University, FL

2014 - Florida International University, FL

2013 - University of Florida, FL

2012 - Florida International University, FL

2011 - Georgetown University, DC

2010 - Georgetown University, DC & Virginia Commonwealth University, VA & Florida International University, FL & University of Miami, FL & University of Florida, FL & Brigham Young University, UT & Miami Dade College, FL 

Projeto ou iniciativa Educacional do ano

Project or Educational Initiative of the year

2021/2022 - Tatiana Castro: Contação de Histórias, FL

2020 - No award given

2019 - No award given

2018 - PIPA - Associação de Pais do Programa de Português da DDCES

2017 - Illinois Portuguese Language Connection Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

2016 - Programa de Formação em PLH da Brasil em Mente, NY

2015 - Incentivo à leitura e literatura na ABRACE: Feira do Livro e biblioteca comunitária, Washington DC

2014 - Biblioteca Infantil Brasileira Patrícia Almeira, NY

2013 - Projeto Contadores de Histórias, CA

2012 - Movimento Educacionista – Estados Unidos

2011 - Movimento Educacionista – Estados Unidos

2010 - Projeto Contadores de Histórias, CA

Press Awards Japão 2012

Brazilian Press Award 2012 - Japan

 

Brazilian Press Award 2011 - USA

Professores de português e escolas que receberam o Brazilian Press Award 2011, em Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Brazilian Press Award 2010 - USA

Anete Arslanian, fundadora da American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese, e professores de português de escolas americanas receberam o Press Award 2010.

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