En immersion…

Romain Berlier, lauréat Study of the United States Institutes for Secondary School Educators, 2018-19 Du 3 juin au 12 juillet 2018, j’ai eu la chance et le privilège de participer au programme international « SUSI-SSE » (Study of the United States Institutes for Secondary School Educators). Ce dispositif, placé sous l’égide de la Commission franco-américaine et du… Lire la suite En immersion…

Spring semester: work, ice hockey games, work and chai lattes (and work)

Emila Gilly, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2018-19 After an exciting end of Fall semester and a five-week Christmas break spent between France, London, New Orleans and NYC, I have to admit I felt a bit overwhelmed and wasn’t too excited to come back to reality late January. And the weather… Lire la suite Spring semester: work, ice hockey games, work and chai lattes (and work)

« Moments like this make what musicians and artists do worth the time and effort »

Alexander Meszler, Fulbright Advanced Student, 2018-19 Seated just to the side of the organ in the Chapelle Royale at the Palace of Versailles, I watched as a fellow conservatory organ student had a lesson on the chapel organ. Knowing my lesson was next, my mind anxiously cycled through admiring the beauty of the room, listening… Lire la suite « Moments like this make what musicians and artists do worth the time and effort »

Two Cities, Two Hosts, Two Schools, One Fulbright Experience

Jamie Vescio, Fulbright ETA, 2018-19 My 5:00 am wake-up call came bright and early on a chilly Thursday in March, but the anticipation of being in the classroom was just the right dose of motivation that I needed to push myself through the alarm. Most of my mornings in France had never been quite this… Lire la suite Two Cities, Two Hosts, Two Schools, One Fulbright Experience

« [It] allowed me to meet students from all over the world who were studying in Tarbes. »

Stephanie Beer, US Exchange Teacher, 2011 ESOL Teacher Lycée Théophile Gautier I was part of the last cohort of the Franco-American Teachers in Training Institute. We spent the first three weeks of our grant studying French language and culture at the CLA in the beautiful city of Besancon. After, I was the only grantee sent… Lire la suite « [It] allowed me to meet students from all over the world who were studying in Tarbes. »

« Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level »

Senem Bakar, US Fulbright International Education Administrator, 2017 Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level. I am of Turkish heritage and my father taught in Paris between 1978-83 during which time he used to write me many letters. In… Lire la suite « Aside from the academic and professional experience and benefits, the Fulbright grant also helped me realize a 40-year dream on a personal level »