Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation To Launch
“Parliamo Italiano” Language Program
Local Italian Language Instructors Encouraged to Apply
Staten Island, N.Y., Wednesday, November 11, 2009– Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation, Inc. located at 79 Howard Avenue is seeking area Italian language teachers to serve as instructors for their Italian Language Program. Spring classes for this ongoing program are slated to run from February to May 2010 and resume in the fall.
Since the Italian Language Studies Program – “Parliamo Italiano” – will be the cornerstone of this newly-minted arts and cultural center, interested instructors must be enthusiastic, possess a keen interest in teaching communicative, learner-centered, Italian language and culture courses and be willing to develop entrepreneurial skills.
For more information please contact:
Louis Calvelli, Executive Director
Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation, Inc.
79 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
Casa Belvedere, The Italian Cultural Foundation, is a New York City based 501(c) (3) that seeks to preserve and promote an appreciation of Italian language, arts, literature, history, fashion, cuisine, and commerce while also celebrating the Italian heritage and the contributions of Italians and Italian-Americans to the fabric of the United States.
Through innovative programs, exhibits, and events, Casa Belvedere seeks to highlight the many positive contributions of Italians and Italian-American, foster a deeper understanding of heritage and culture and ensure that the Italian language, traditions, holidays, feasts and family values stay alive
Thanks to the generosity of Staten Island residents Gina Biancardi-Rammairone and Luciano Rammairone, Casa Belvedere is headquartered in a beautiful landmark Italianate mansion that sits on nearly three acres atop Grymes Hill and boasts spectacular views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the New York City Harbor.
Casa Belvedere plans to officially open its doors to the restored mansion in September of 2011. Individuals are encouraged to visit the website – www.casa-belvedere.org – and subscribe to the mailing list for updates and to learn about upcoming events and programs.