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The Coccia-Inserra Award honors a teacher of Italian at the K-12 level, and is generously donated by Coccia Foundation in the name and memory of its founder, Cav. Joseph Coccia, Jr., and by Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr. Founded in 1994 by Joseph and Elda Coccia, and now under the leadership of President Elisa Coccia, Coccia Foundation aggressively p...

The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions. Named after professional football player Brain Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership.   Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2015 award recipients are Christina Bonaccor...

The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. invites proposals for a conference titled Teaching Italian Culture. The one-day conference will take place on October 19th 2013 during the Italian Language Week as part of a series of events celebrating the Year...

As the school year draws to a close and many of us begin to think about summer vacation, I write to ask for your support of the Sons of Italy Foundation's (SIF) scholarship program. I'm confident that, after reading the rest of this email, you will feel compelled to help in whatever way you can.   You see, last week nearly 900 people -- many...

The Cresskill School District seeks an outstanding candidate for a full-time Italian language instruction position who demonstrates interpersonal skills that promote collaboration, professionalism, and a commitment to ensuring all students are able to use language authentically and for real communicative purposes. The candidate must be certified in...

Thirteen Westfield High School students were recently informed of recognition they received on the March 2016 Italian National Exam competing against students from 140 schools across 21 states.   Westfield High School Italian teachers Maria Santilli and Lauren Conroy explained that the exam, which was administered to more than 5,200 students...

The Consul General has the honor and pleasure to invite the Teachers of Italian in the Greater Philadelphia area to attend a workshop at the Consulate General of Italy, located at 150 S. Independence Mall West, Suite 106 on Wednesday March 19th at 3:00 PM.   Letter to Teachers   Source: http://www.consfiladelfia.esteri.it/  ...

Back in 2007, Matthew Carulli won a scholarship from the Italian Nationality Room at the University of Pittsburgh for a summer study abroad program in Syracuse, Sicily. That trip led to another study abroad trip two years later.   Ever since that first trip, Matthew has wanted to give back to the Italian Room's scholarship fund. He always th...

di Michela Tartaglia   This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian language program.   Created in 1984, the language program has provided Italian classes to thousands of students interested in learning or advancing their knowledge of th...

Six students from Saint Peter's Prep in Jersey City recently won first place during Italian Language and Culture Day at Montclair State University. The Italian Teachers' Association of New Jersey and the Coccia Institute sponsored the event.   This was Prep's fifth win at the annual event. which involved 13 New Jersey high schools. This yea...