French Embassy Grants for summer training workshops in France and U.S. – for teachers of FLE and French immersion

Bonjour à tous,

It is my pleasure to share with you the below and attached information concerning summer professional development workshops for French teachers in both France and the United States.  The Embassy of France is pleased to offer you the opportunity to apply for grants which, if you are selected, will fully cover your costs of attending one of these workshops.

Grant applications for all three trainings are open today, and the deadline for submissions is COB on Friday, February 23 (details on your contact person for submission can be found in the attached application documents).

Please find below descriptions of the three types of trainings offered:

In France:

In the United States: (training exclusively reserved for teachers in bilingual schools accredited ‘Label FrancEducation’)

We strongly encourage you to apply for one or more of these excellent professional development opportunities.

Please refer to the above websites and the attached application documents for detailed information, but do not hesitate to contact me with additional questions.  


En vous souhaitant une belle année 2018,

Bien cordialement,


Candidature SPCD 2018

Candidature CARLA 2018

Candidature BELC 2018

Heather SEELEY

Chargée de programmes de coopération éducative

Educational Affairs Program Officer

Services culturels / Cultural Services

Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis / Embassy of France in the U.S.

4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

T: +1 202-944-6015Candidature SPCD 2018Candidature CARLA 2018Candidature BELC 2018

Déjeuner AATF-VA À FLAVA Date butoir

Bonne nouvelle ! Youpee!

La date butoir pour l’inscription au déjeuner a été repoussée au 30 septembre. Il est indispensable que nous ayons le nombre d’inscrits et les paiements à cette date. Merci d’avance pour votre coopération.
Le déjeuner sera suivi dans l’après-midi par la visite d’un jeune réalisateur, Hugo Chesnard, qui nous présentera deux courts-métrages portant sur des sujets d’actualité.

Le formulaire à remplir au préalable est disponible à l’adresse suivante :

N’oubliez pas, enfin, de cliquer sur le bouton « Submit » tout en bas du formulaire.
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Le prix du déjeuner de 25.00$ doit être payé par chèque au nom de l’AATF-VA. Veuillez envoyer votre chèque à l’adresse ci-dessous.
Isabelle Reeves
5318 Little Fox Lane
Charlottesville, VA

Déjeuner annuel de L’AATF de Virginie à FLAVA

Le conseil exécutif de L’AATF de Virginie vous invite au déjeuner annuel de L’AATF de Virginie à FLAVA
samedi 8 octobre 2016
de midi à 13h15
FLAVA Session 178 : Déjeuner de l’AATF de Virginie (Harrison 3)
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg
50 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Formulaire d’inscription à l’adresse suivante:

Openings for French Teachers

Job Openings in VA

Foreign Language Teacher Job Openings

French Kindergarten/First Grade Foreign Language Teacher

  Posting Date February 10, 2016
  Closing Date Open Until Filled
  School/Organization Meriwether Lewis Elementary School (Albemarle County Public Schools)
  Language(s) French
  Location Charlottesville, VA
  Description Meriwether Lewis Elementary is looking to begin a French FLES program next school year. The French Foreign Language in Elementary School (FLES) teacher provides immersive and interactive French language instruction for students in elementary school. The French FLES teacher collaborates closely with classroom teachers to reinforce a school culture of multilingualism and designs lessons that build language through connections to classroom learning.
  Requirements Essential Functions:
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following actions:
Demonstrates oral and written fluency in English and French;
Meets and instructs the students(s) in English and French at the locations and time designated;
Attends grade level meetings to co-plan lessons and multilingual instruction;
Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning across multiple languages within the limits of resources provided by the system;
Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor;
Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior; Provides an effective program of instruction to include:
Instructional skills;
Knowledge of child growth and development, including bilingual development;
Knowledge and use of materials and resources in accordance with the adopted curriculum and consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided;
Demonstrates mastery of content area;
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
Maintains and upholds school and county policies and procedures;
Maintains records as required by law, system policy, and administrative regulations;
Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules and administrative regulations.
Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes within contractual commitments;
Attends and participates in faculty and department meetings;
Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods;
Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials;
Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all students;
Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relations with others;
Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The French FLES teacher must be biliterate in English and French and demonstrate knowledge of bilingual development in children.

Education and Experience:
Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Virginia teaching certificate with endorsement in Elementary, ESOL and/or French. Candidates should have an endorsement in French or be willing to attain one upon hire.

  Contact Info Please see full posting and apply at:

French Teacher – Secondary Level

  Posting Date February 8, 2016
  Closing Date Open Until Filled
  School/Organization King William County Public Sch
  Language(s) French
  Location King William, VA
  Description REPORTS TO: Principal Salary Scale: Instructional
CONTRACT: 10 months/200 days FSLA: Exempt

To motivate each student to develop competencies, knowledge and skills in aurally comprehending, speaking, reading and writing the designated language in accordance with each student’s ability; to interpret to pupils the culture of the countries where the language is spoken in order to facilitate a thorough understanding and appreciation the specified peoples and countries.

1. Comprehensive knowledge of current practices, techniques, and methods of teaching to secondary pupils.
2. Effective use of strategies that result in students being able to demonstrate aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing as related to the language.
3. Develops lesson plans that consistently reflect the importance of active student engagement and higher level thinking skills.
4. Provides learning experiences which develop the basic communication skills, utilizing audio recording devices or other equipment as appropriate.
5. Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the students.
6. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive and safe learning environment.
7. Evaluates student progress in aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing the language in relationship to the level being taught.
8. Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records.
9. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
10. Communicates appropriately with students, co-workers, and administration.
11. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students resolve concerns.
12. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
13. Supervises students in out-of-class activities during the assigned work day.
14. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
15. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
16. Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to gain a clear understanding of the method by which he/she will be evaluated in conformance with district and State guidelines.
17. Performs other duties as determined by the school board.

This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

King William County Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or other basis prohibited by state law relating to discrimination in its employment practices or educational programs and activities, as required by Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.

  Requirements QUALIFICATIONS:
Valid Virginia Teaching License to teach French or eligible for a Provisional, Collegiate or Postgraduate Virginia Professional License to teach French.
Valid Virginia Teaching License to teach French or eligible for a Provisional, Collegiate or Postgraduate Virginia Professional License to teach French.
Master’s Degree preferred.
One year of teaching experience at the secondary level or its equivalency preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Highly Qualified Status as determined by the Virginia Department of Education.
  Contact Info Applications may be completed online at King William County Public Schools ( All candidates must submit an application. Individuals who do not meet the minimum qualifications of the position or who fail to submit all requested information by the deadline date will not be considered. Applications will remain active for one year.

King William County Public Schools will conduct an on-site criminal background investigation (fingerprinting).

For more information, please contact:
Mrs. Tinya D. Ryland, Lead Director of Human Resources
King William County Public Schools
P. O. Box 185; King William, VA 23086
Office: (804) 769-3434
Fax: (804) 769-3312

Full-Time French Teacher

  Posting Date January 6, 2016
  Closing Date Open Until Filled
  School/Organization Newport News Public Schools
  Language(s) French
  Location Newport News, VA
  Description Newport News will need a full-time French teacher for levels II and III at Woodside High School beginning Monday, February 1.
  Contact Info Please apply online at, or contact for further information.