The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2019. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2019 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Ms. Maria Manetti Shrem, a stellar lover of Arts an...

Si è svolta lunedì scorso all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington la cerimonia di consegna di due onorificenze all’Ordine della Stella d’Italia. A ricevere il prestigioso riconoscimento, conferito dal Presidente della Repubblica, sono stati Flavia Colombo, nel grado di Cavaliere, e Lucio D’Andrea, quale Ufficiale dell’Ordine, in virtù dell’attività a...

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and...

Sustaining the growth of the Italian Language in US schools is a priority for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy explicable through its net of Embassy and Consulates.  The reinstatement of Italian in the AP Program, which started with the 2011-12 school year, was an essential step for the propagation of the Itali...

Manhasset Secondary School is pleased to announce that three AP Italian students have been chosen as winners of the “La Resistenza in Cucina (The Resistance in the Kitchen)” video project sponsored by the Italian American Committee on Education. Congratulations to Despina Frankis, Alexis Powers and Alessia Ruffo for their award-winning video. Under...

For the 2019 school year, AATI is committed to offering an innovative National Italian Exam that is aligned with the ACTFL Performance Guidelines and the 2012 ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. The NIE Committee envisions the exam not only as an assessment tool which will provide teachers and students with diagnostic feedback and positive washback to he...

It was a lovely drizzly evening on Nov. 5 when my dad, former AP Italian teacher Prof. Canetta, and I went to the Italian Consulate next to Boston Harbor. For months, I had felt anxious for the prestigious award ceremony that was about to happen. In May, I applied to the Eduitalia scholarship that pertained to any student who had taken the AP Itali...

Si terranno oggi, presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, degli incontri per rafforzare le iniziative atte a promuovere l’Italia in un territorio quale quello statunitense di primario interesse, numeri alla mano, anche per il sistema Study Abroad Italiano.  A darne notizia è Eduitalia, riportando i dati sulla lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti do...

Il Consolato generale d’Italia a New York ha ospitato ieri la sesta Eduitalia Awards Ceremony, durante la quale sono state assegnate 30 borse di studio destinazione Italia a studenti e insegnanti che si sono distinti nell'AP-Italian, programma di politica culturale gestito dalla nostra Rappresentanza Diplomatico-Consolare negli Stati Uniti.  La cer...

Imparare l’italiano sulle montagne russe o volando sull’”astrotower”, e ancora tra le correnti artificiali del “wild river” o in sella alla bicicletta magica. Tutto questo e molto di più ha potuto sperimentare la prima avanguardia di liceali americani dediti allo studio della lingua e della cultura italiane protagonisti dell’esordio di una nuova in...