Essay Contest for senior students of ITANJ members.. Application deadline is February 10th. Click here for details and application form.

Two more webinars added to our Professional Development from your Kitchen Series, January 25th and February 8th. Details 

Italian Language & Culture Competition - March 12th, Montclair State University. Theme: Feste, Sagre e Tradizioni. Deadline for topic approval is January 18, 2020. E-mail Marcella Clatworthy at

Multi-Media Student Contest -
Please confirm your students' participation by January 17th. Entries due by January 31st.

Announcing our 2019 - 2020 Study Abroad and Professional Development Grants for ITANJ members. 
Study abroad grant deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Annual Essay Contest for Seniors - ITANJ is pleased to announce this  year's winners selected among 18 entries from seven different schools:
First Place - Tamara Gjergjeska, Garfield HS, teacher- Enrica Gillikin
Third Place - Natalie Olivieri, Madison HS, teacher- Silvana Berardo
Tantissimi auguri alle vincitrici e alle loro professoresse!

IACE (Italian American Committee on Education) is taking applications for its 2019-2020 Educational Materials Grants. Up to $3,000 to purchase Italian textbooks and materials.  Apply at:    

ITANJ's 2019 Italian Language & Culture Competition was held on March 14th at MSU in collaboration with the Coccia Institute. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to the following winning schools and their teachers!

High School Level
2nd place - Frank Cicarell Academy in Elizabeth, Guido Morsella 

1st place - Manalapan Englishtown MS, Linda Schiano & Domenica Ryan

Student Choice Awards
Holmdel Middle School, Colleen Rafferty

Holmdel Middle School, Colleen Rafferty
    • March 12, 2020- Italian Language & Culture Competition, Montclair State University. Theme: Feste, Sagre e Tradizioni. Details to follow.

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