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FLAG Teacher Specialist Unis Choi Honored by Korean Ministry of Education


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Glendale Unified School District

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GUSD Public Information Office
Kristine Nam, Communications Director
(818) 241-3111 x1218

Distribution Date: July 12, 2019 


FLAG Teacher Specialist Unis Choi Honored by Korean Ministry of Education

GLENDALE, CA – Unis Choi, Teacher Specialist for the Glendale Unified Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) Korean Program, received an award from the Korean Ministry of Education this month for her contributions to the promotion of Korean language and culture education in the United States.

The award was presented to Ms. Choi by the Korean Minister of Education at the International Korean Academic Award Ceremony and Conference in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on July 9. Ms. Choi also served as a conference presenter.

The conference and travel expenses for the awardees was sponsored by the Foundation for Korean Language and Culture in USA and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea.

About the Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) Program

The Glendale Unified FLAG program offers dual language immersion in seven languages beginning in kindergarten. Students in the FLAG program learn their target language through content, not as a separate course of study. Dual immersion classes are taught by fully credentialed, bilingual teachers who have additional preparation and expertise teaching in both English and their target language. Learn more at

For further information, please email Kristine Nam or call the Public Information Office at (818) 241-3111 x1218.

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