Outreach - partnerships and programs for collaboration

The University ESL Program is happy to talk with you about establishing special training programs to meet your needs.  Contact the director Sandra M. Arfa at arfa@wisc.edu to discuss it.  Some of the partnerships we have established are illustrated below. 

Teacher Training


Teachers of African languages, under the auspices of the National African Language Resource Center
Two-week intensive training on the UW campus teachers of Amharic, Arabic, Bambara, Chichewa, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Luganda, Swahili, Twi, Yoruda, Wolof, and many others!!!!

In collaboration with the UW Law School in Shanghai


Shanghai government officials preparing to attend a Law School program in Madison.

Teacher Training workshops in Italy

Training for Italian teachers in English.  UW ESL staff Helaine Kriegel and Sandra Arfa, together with their Italian colleagues and students in August 2006 in Urbino www.uniurb.it/it/ . 

English for Lawyers, Bangkok, Thailand


Judicial Skills Training Program, Shanghai, China