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:
- SPCD (Stages pédagogiques de courte durée) : http://frenchlanguagek12.org/french-foreign-language/teacher-training/5467-spcd-summer-programs-france (2 weeks in France for teachers of “FLE” OR teachers in Dual Language & Immersion programs). July 9-20, 2018 or July 2-12
- BELC : http://frenchlanguagek12.org/french-foreign-language/teacher-training/5483-stage-belc-universite-dete (1 month intensive training in France for teachers committed to becoming part of the Embassy’s network of teacher trainers in the U.S.). July 2-27, 2018
In the United States: (training exclusively reserved for teachers in bilingual schools accredited ‘Label FrancEducation’)
- CARLA (Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition) : http://frenchlanguagek12.org/french-foreign-language/teacher-training/5480-workshops-us (5 days at the University of Minnesota for teachers in a school accredited “Label FrancEducation”). July 16-20, 2018
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,
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