The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) held their 89th annual convention July 3-6, 2016 in Austin, Texas. This year’s theme was, « En avant vers les nouvelles frontières du français, » exploring the future of French language teaching.
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) presented the Sixth International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education: Connecting Research and Practice Across Contexts. The Embassy of France was happy to participate in the CARLA conference and act as one of its sponsors October 20-22, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, MN, USA.
The Institut Français (IF) campaign takes a modern perspective on French and those who speak it, presenting French as a language of employment, innovation, technology, and business around the world. Communication materials for Et en plus, je parle français! display multiple profiles of real people from around the world who speak French. For access to the communication kit from the Institut Français, please contact Leah.Miller@diplomatie.gouv.fr after September 2nd and start promoting French language learning on your campus today!
On June 23, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York welcomed the students of the French Heritage Language Program for the end of the year party and the annual reward ceremony. Nearly one hundred students took part in this festive event.
On June 22, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York welcomed students from the Lycée Français de New York and from the French American School of New York who received the Mention Très Bien distinction on the Baccalauréat exam. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur congratulated the students with the following speech.
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Students at Georgia Southern University have received a France on Campus Award for their unique project aimed at increasing awareness about France and French culture through the role of the press in French history.
Teachers and administrators of K-12 public schools, school districts, and state agencies across the United States are invited to apply for $1,000 to $10,000 grants to support the development of French dual language and immersion programs
La Mission Culturelle et Universitaire Française aux États-Unis recrute un stagiaire pour son Département de Coopération Éducative.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur awarded three school principals the distinction of Chevalier in the French Order of Palmes Académiques: Anna Cano Amato, Principal of PS 110 The Monitor school; Heather Foster-Mann, Principal of PS 133 William A. Butler School; and Lena Johnson-Barbera, Principal of P.S. 20, The Clinton Hill School.
Here's to three great school leaders.