Jeanelle Wheeler, Fulbright ETA, 2018-19 What is home? I ask my students, as we sit together in a circle of chairs. The first response to my question is always Maison! House! But I then ask, Is home, or “chez soi” necessarily a house? Could where you feel “at home” be different from where you live? … Lire la suite Home, Sweet…Lyon?
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. »
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 »