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  • AATG Friend of German Award - American Association of Teachers of German
    Presidential Honor Roll Study Trip Award Application FAQ Meet the Committee Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private AATG Friend of German Award Presented to an individual or organization outside the German teaching profession as well as to a German educator Each award recognizes outstanding support for and promotion of German and the study of German at the local regional or national level Up to two awards will be given annually Individuals or organizations outside the German teaching profession nominated for the award

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  • Goethe-Institut / AATG Certificate of Merit - American Association of Teachers of German
    AATG Members Non Members NGE 2016 Calendar Level 1 Exam Practice Exams Exam Administration Level 1 Administration Manual Report Testing Irregularities Computer System Requirements Level 2 3 4 Administration Manual Awards NGE Awards Presidential Honor Roll Study Trip Award Application FAQ Meet the Committee Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Goethe Institut AATG Certificate of Merit The Goethe Institut AATG Certificate of Merit honors those who have demonstrated achievement in furthering the teaching of German in the US German teachers may be

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  • German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award - American Association of Teachers of German
    Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award Many German teachers perform outstanding work as intermediaries of the German language in the United States They employ modern teaching methods make use of the newest media in class and motivate their students through a variety of additional techniques to gain a solid grasp of German This teaching excellence deserves recognition To honor the work of up and coming promising teachers the German Embassy Washington in cooperation with the Goethe Institut and the American Association of Teachers of German AATG created the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award The prize includes a two week professional development course in Germany offered by the Goethe Institut During their stay in Germany award recipients experience the country anew gaining fresh stimuli on teaching techniques culture and society and the German language Award winners are additionally invited to receive their prize at the annual conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages ACTFL The AATG which administers the award accepts nominations from its regional chapters as well as the Goethe Instituts DAAD German Agency for Schools Abroad ZfA and the German Consulates General and Honorary Consuls in the US In addition school administrators and schools where German is offered are encouraged to nominate outstanding educators for the award Selection criteria include evidence of Learner centered instruction Communication based instruction Use of new media in instruction Intercultural connections Proficiency based assessment The candidate may teach at any level To nominate a candidate submit one packet with the award nomination form a cover letter supporting the candidate s nomination the candidate s resume not more than 5 pages three to five letters of support from colleagues administrators students parents etc Portfolios in excess of fifteen 15 pages will not be accepted Letters of support should include specific examples of how the candidate meets the selection criteria An individual may be nominated for only one award The award nomination form and dossier must be submitted electronically as one single PDF file to info aatg org The d eadline for nomination is May 31 2016 Hervorragende Leistung und Motivation verdienen Anerkennung Viele Deutschlehrer leisten bei der Vermittlung von Deutsch als Fremdsprache in den USA hervorragende Arbeit Sie wenden moderne Unterrichtsmethoden an setzen neueste Medien im Unterricht ein und motivieren ihre Schüler durch eine Vielzahl anderer innovativer Methoden zum Erlernen der deutschen Sprache Diese hervorragende Arbeit verdient Anerkennung

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  • K-12 Centers of Excellence - American Association of Teachers of German
    German language in context Students participate in cultural events including a weekly lunch Stammtisch and a popular Oktoberfest where parents help prepare and serve German food Students communicate by email with students in two partner schools in Germany continue their connections through Skype and other social media and visit their German friends during a trip to Germany Gunn High School Palo Alto CA Gunn High School s German program is well established and thriving The standards based curriculum carefully designed from beginning through AP levels uses materials which are authentic age appropriate and geared towards student interests Students are involved in creative assignments at each level which become part of their portfolios Third year students interview immigrants from a German speaking country forging strong community ties Parents are involved on many levels as guest speakers event organizers and weekly volunteers in class Outside the classroom students participate in the German club see German films and take part in the Internationale Deutscholympiade and a GAPP exchange Hempfield School District Landisville PA Hempfield School District a suburban and rural school district located in Lancaster County Pennsylvania supports a long established German program The teachers collaborate on curriculum development using Understanding by Design and incorporate differentiated instruction technology and student learning profiles This carefully articulated sequence of instruction meets the needs of students from an exploratory program in the middle school through AP German Curriculum based assessments encourage students to demonstrate what they know and can do Students enjoy many opportunities to explore German culture both within the community and through exchange programs Lee s Summit R 7 School District German Department Lee s Summit MO Lee s Summit a suburb of Kansas City Missouri has grown and the German program has grown along with it beginning with a single class in 1979 German is now offered in three high schools and three middle schools which are regarded by teachers and the district as one program taught in six locations The German program has a unified curriculum with common assessments Teachers share resources collaborate weekly and jointly organize an exchange with a German school Level four and five classes offer dual credit through the University of Missouri Kansas City Level five students have the option to take the International Baccalaureate exam As part of a district wide K 12 curriculum plan the German teachers revise each course s essential standards learning targets curricular scope and sequence formative and summative assessments Upper Arlington City Schools German Program Upper Arlington OH German teachers in Upper Arlington have thoughtfully tailored a program to ensure success for all students German is offered beginning in grade 6 in two middle schools and continues at the high school Students leave middle school with one high school credit and may continue their study of German for an additional four years culminating in both AP and IB courses at level 5 Students also have the opportunity to earn college credit while in the high school The district has implemented a proficiency based program in which students demonstrate their competencies before progressing to the next level of instruction Exchange opportunities available at the middle schools and high school further connect students with the German language and culture 2012 Carmel High School Carmel IN Carmel High School is a public school district located in Carmel Indiana a suburb of Indianapolis The three middle schools average about 1 200 students per school and the high school is the largest in Indiana with about 4 500 students The schools diverse population includes 3 3 African American 10 6 Asian American 79 2 Caucasian 4 7 Multiracial and 2 2 Hispanic Latino About 95 of the student population continues their education at a post secondary institution 11 of all students at CHS are enrolled in a German class Students begin German in grade 6 at age 11 finish at the high school at age 18 There are three middle schools which feed into one high school German is taught at all four schools Timpview High School Provo UT Timpview High School is a public school grades 9 12 with 1900 students German 1 through 5 are offered as well as a GAPP exchange The German teacher at Timpview High School has been teaching there since 1997 In that year there were three sections of German with a total of 60 students German 1 German 2 and a German 3 4AP combo class The German class enrollment has increased every year up to 215 in 2011 German classes have now grown to the point where they can t grow any further All classes have between 34 and 37 students in them with classroom capacity at 36 students Woodlawn High School Arlington VA The Arlington Public Schools German program is a public school program that ranges from grades 6 to 12 and from ages 11 6th graders to 21 students in the HILT program who are recent migrants to the U S and thus older than average high school students While the middle school classes and some of the lower level high school classes are taught in a traditional classroom setting the upper levels 3 4 4AP 5 5AP 6 are taught in electronic classrooms which allow small classes from four different schools to receive live instruction simultaneously This way German can be offered even at schools with low enrollment This system has been in place for 16 years Two German teachers deliver live interactive classes using distance learning technology Students and teachers have the sense that they are all in one large room when in fact they are up to five miles apart 2011 Twin Cities German Immersion School St Paul MN This vibrant growing and tuition free K 8 charter immersion school is located in the heart of St Paul which served approximately 270 students in grades K 7 in the 2011 2012 school year The strength tradition and future of TCGIS includes small class sizes averaging 20 students per class double staffed with native German

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  • College and University Centers of Excellence - American Association of Teachers of German
    and highly successful as evidenced by the more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students each summer January 2013 Michigan State University The German Studies Program at Michigan State University in the College of Arts and Letters is uniquely situated to provide a humanist dimension for international and global studies The program provides effective learning environments for students and offers a variety of curricular and co curricular experiences designed to enhance both the academic and pre professional experience This program has led the way among language programs at MSU as well as other peer institutions in its close attention to curricular review and revision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels MSU faculty members mentor students in curriculum based research projects college based research and university research forums The German Studies Program offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and is committed to an inclusive model of German Studies that integrates the study of language literature and culture The German faculty is nationally recognized for their contributions in the fields of literary cultural linguistic and pedagogical scholarship The undergraduate degree program integrates language instruction into all levels of the curriculum Students are encouraged to combine their study of German language and culture with other fields through the additional major or double degree options or with Teacher Education The third year Business German sequence is of particular interest to many students Four distinct study abroad options and internships help students immerse themselves in the language and culture for a summer a semester or a full academic year Many funding opportunities exist to support those students Graduate studies in German at MSU reflect a constant process of rethinking not only the changing face of German Studies scholarship and academia but also the needs and demands of students The curriculum aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the field of German Studies in the digital age The program includes the study of literature culture language and pedagogy within the context of the production and dissemination of knowledge via media and technology The program emphasizes an innovative integration of curricular and co curricular activities in the comprehensive training of students in research teaching service and outreach for academic and non academic employment in the twenty first century Western Washington University The German Section in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University is a well established growing program from 12 majors in 2001 to over 40 today The program prepares students for success in their future professional lives through a well balanced stimulating and intellectually rigorous approach Students acquire vital communication literary and cultural analysis skills The carefully crafted curriculum is standards based reflects current methodology allowing for smooth articulation both between instructional levels and with secondary and post graduate instruction The program meets the needs of students through small classes tailored instruction and independent study opportunities Faculty advising and ongoing mentoring along with thoughtful use of media and technology guarantee student success The curriculum is evaluated and developed on an

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  • AATG Professional Partners - American Association of Teachers of German
    AATG Professional Partners The AATG partners with a limited number of companies and organizations that provide scholarships awards study programs financial support and products or services of benefit to the AATG membership Professional Partners enjoy a special multi year mutually beneficial relationship with the AATG A O Hotels and Hostels A O Hotels and Hostels has 18 locations throughout Germany Austria the Czech Republic and the Netherlands Combining hostel and hotel under one roof A O Hotels offer affordable lodging options for a variety of travelers Amity Institute Amity Institute a non profit organization and designated J 1 visa sponsor has been building international friendship and cultural understanding through teaching exchanges since 1962 Through the Institute s Teacher Program qualified teachers may work as temporary faculty in the U S The educational Intern Program allows aspiring teachers to assist as native speakers in world language classrooms in the US for an academic year or semester while completing a supervised internship Deutsche Welle Deutsche Welle or DW is Germany s international broadcaster They offer teachers audio and video material including the popular websoap and German language course JoJo and langsam gesprochene Nachrichten DJH City Hostels Featuring hostels in Bonn Cologne Duisburg and Düsseldorf DJH City Hostels is part of the German Youth Hostel Association Rhineland A non profit organization DJH City Hostels is committed to providing superior budget accommodations in the cities of Düsseldorf Cologne and the Rhineland region AATG members receive special benefits such as free overnight stays for teachers for site visits and group bookings and free teaching materials US Sales Office in NYC now open Teachers can use the 20 page workbook available free of charge and filled with entertaining exercises for various language skill levels based on real life examples of travel to hostels in Germany EurAide EurAide is an authorized agent of the Deutsche Bahn for North America which makes planning travel in Germany from the U S easy EurAide uses your itinerary reservation preference and credit card information to create tickets and reservations in its Munich office You can think of our office as a counter of the German Railroad Forrest T Jones Company Forrest T Jones Company provides AATG members affordable life and health insurance plans and other financial services underwritten by the nation s most trusted insurance companies plus specialty coverages relevant to your profession or business German Institute at Wartburg College The German Institute at Wartburg College provides organization and focus for the wealth of Germany related programs knowledge and relationships housed at the liberal arts college in Waverly Iowa The college traces its roots to Neuendettelsau and Waverly is a sister city to Eisenach Course trips study abroad internships and alumni heritage tours strengthen these ties Klett Langenscheidt Educational Services Klett Langenscheidt Educational Services are headquartered in Chicago and offer an assortment of highquality materials for German instruction across levels and themes Many thanks to our other partners German Embassy The German Embassy in Washington DC is the official representation of

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  • Help Us Recognize Member Achievement - American Association of Teachers of German
    and Fellows Member Accolades Community Chapters Forums Discussion List State Associations Student Programs Learn German K 12 Undergraduate National German Exam General Information 2016 Level 1 Ordering AATG Members Non Members NGE 2016 Calendar Level 1 Exam Practice Exams Exam Administration Level 1 Administration Manual Report Testing Irregularities Computer System Requirements Level 2 3 4 Administration Manual Awards NGE Awards Presidential Honor Roll Study Trip Award Application FAQ Meet the Committee Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Help Us Recognize Member Achievement

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  • American Association of Teachers of German
    I Belong Join or Renew Honor Roll of Members Honorary Members and Fellows Member Accolades Community Chapters Forums Discussion List State Associations Student Programs Learn German K 12 Undergraduate National German Exam General Information 2016 Level 1 Ordering AATG Members Non Members NGE 2016 Calendar Level 1 Exam Practice Exams Exam Administration Level 1 Administration Manual Report Testing Irregularities Computer System Requirements Level 2 3 4 Administration Manual Awards NGE Awards Presidential Honor Roll Study Trip Award Application FAQ Meet the Committee Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Forums Top Posters Connect

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