The American Association of Teachers of French – Wisconsin Chapter, The UW-Madison French Center and The French House invite you to a day dedicated to the profession of teaching French including events for future and current teachers. (Please register here.)

Saturday, September 16, 2017
at The French House
Madison, Wisconsin

9-11 am: Morning Info Session for students presented by the UW-Madison French Center
11 am-12 pm: Social Hour sponsored by the French House
12-1 pm: Déjeuner sponsored by Vista Higher Learning
1-5 pm: {UNCONFERENCE} presented by AATF-WI



UW logo9-11 am: Morning Info Session presented by the UW-Madison French Center

Do you want to teach French here or English abroad ? This info session is for students of French but open to all. Current French teachers, please join us and share your experience.

9:00 Welcome Reception sponsored by AATF-Wisconsin with croissants, coffee & juice.

9:30-10:00 Teach English in France | The TAPIF Program. How and When to apply?  Who is qualified? What are the benefits?

10:00-11:00 You too can become a French Teacher!  Topics to include…

~Today’s demand for French teachers in Wisconsin and the current state of teaching world languages
~The Certification process and alternative pathways to certification, and sample district requirements for employment
~A teacher’s typical day, routines, and duties
~Educator Effectiveness and Professional Development Plans
~The benefits of teaching a world language

The facilitators will provide support and networking opportunities for participants.

The French House11 am-12 pm: Social Hour sponsored by The French House

Teachers and students, this is your time to mix and mingle. We’ll have appetizers and beverages on hand to get the ball rolling.  



12-1 pm: Déjeuner Vista Higher Learningsponsored by Vista Higher Learning 

The dialog continues à table thanks to the generosity of Vista Highler Learning, a leader in Foreign Language educational publishing. Menu to include salads, charcuterie, cheeses, French bread and dessert.



AATF-Wisconsin1-5 pm: {UNCONFERENCE} presented by AATF-WI
an AATF-WI Atelier pour la rentrée

An open forum for teachers of French to discuss current topics of interest including…

~current practices to improve student proficiency
~increasing enrollment
~promoting French
~the Global Education Achievement Certificate
~networking with other teachers

Please consider joining us!

Please contact Andrea Behn,
or Ellen Onsrud,


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