Woodbridge Senior High School in Prince William County seeks a full time German teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. He or she will take over a strong program, with an enthusiastic following. The educator will join a supportive and innovative World Language Department. Please contact Ms. Shelia Coleman @ colemasd @pwcs.edu or jobs.pwcs.edu for more information.
Take your German to the next level this summer! Online intermediate German summer course, 26 May – 2 July. Develop communicative competence via vocabulary, culture, and speaking. Six credits. Equivalent of two semesters of second-year German. Synchronous online course. Meets via Zoom, 9:30am to 12:15pm, Monday through Friday. Frequent conversation and group work, online in real time. Robust Canvas site guides student work outside of class. For more information and to register:
The Virginia Chapter of the AATG invites German teachers from Virginia and the surrounding states to attend our 202 Immersion Weekend “Raus aus der Box” from May 2 to 3 on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Teachers are always looking for new and innovative methods to capture the interest of students, especially in a foreign language environment. We would like to provide teachers with ideas on how to utilize break-out boxes much like an…
Albemarle County is looking for excellent teachers to join our team and we have started posting World Language positions for the 2019-2020 school year. Notably, we will have openings for German at the secondary level! Creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration across curricula support our proficiency-based vision that all young people will embrace learning, excel and own their future. Find all the details and sign up for Job Alerts at: https://albemarleva.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
The German Studies program at the University of Richmond is seeking a qualified instructor to teach 2-3 courses in the 2019-2020 academic year contingent upon staffing needs. Applicants should have an M.A. or PhD in German or German Studies, near native fluency in German, and demonstrated teaching experience. Please address any inquiries about the position to Kathrin Bower, Professor and Coordinator of German Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Richmond: kbower [at] richmond.edu.
Congratulations to Anja Moore on her selection of Best of FLAVA. Her session, “Musik der DDR – Dance Dance Revolution oder Friedliche Revolution?” was extremely well received. The participants were able to share memories as well as discover similarities in the music that East and West Germany listened to behind the wall. Most of the workshop attendees stayed behind to talk to each other about their reminiscences and experiences. If you were unable to attend her presentation at FLAVA, Anja…
Das nächste Immersion Weekend findet vom 6. bis zum 7. April 2019 zum Thema Project Based Learning statt. Unter dem Titel “Kinder an die Macht” leitet Bettina Hoeninger den Workshop. Nähere Information findet man hier.
The ATTG Business Meeting at FLAVA 2018 took place at Doraldo’s, an Italian restaurant near the conference hotel. The meeting was facilitated by Vice President for Colleges Susan Wansink. After reports on activities this past year (Immersion Weekend, NGE/PAD Interviews,) the present members elected new officers. The new AATG-VA board looks as follows: President: Andrea Machesney Vice President Colleges: Susan Wansink Vice President High Schools: Bettina Hoeninger At-large Colleges: Marcel Rotter At-large High Schools: Anja Moore Secretary: Bettina Staudt Treasurer:…
Lynchburg City Schools is advertising a part time position that could turn into a full time if German enrollment rises. Please pass the word to anyone interested. Opportunities to grow programs make for good professional stories. https://apps2.winocular.com/lynchburgva/jobs/Jobpost.exe
Congratulations to the 2018 AATG-PAD winners and their teachers: Ismar Alickovich, Mills E. Godwin High School (student of Kristen Macklin) Joseph McDonough, Loudon Valley High School (student of Teresa Breitenthaler) Students will receive round‐trip air transportation from Newark or New York to Kulmbach or Nürnberg, cities in southern Germany. In addition to a two-week school and homestay program, they also make a special excursion to Berlin.