The Downtown / Midtown French Dual Language Program Parent Groups, with the support of the Embassy of France, are pleased to invite you to the conference:
Thursday, May 16, 2013
6 to 8 PM - Dune Studios: 121 Varick Street New York, NY 10013 - 7th floor
Please reply by May 14 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us to explore the advantages of bilingualism and bilingual education, and how french dual language programs can be brought to New York's Public Schools. Panelists will include parents, school principals and educators who will share their experience with setting up and developing french dual language programs in New York's public schools.
Ofelia Garcia, Professor, CUNY Graduate Center, author and editor of numerous publications, including Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism: Beyond Heritage Languages in a Global City
Marie Bouteillon, Coordinator-teacher, PS 58 The Carroll School, Brooklyn
Giselle McGee, Principal, PS 58 The Carroll School, Brooklyn
Robin Sundick, Principal, PS 84
Virgil de Voldère, Parent of PS 84, involved with the creation of PS 84’s French DLP Founder & Director at La Petite Ecole
Hannah Helms, Parent of PS 84, involved with the creation of MS 256's French DLP
Board member of EFNY (Education Francaise New York)
Shareen Anderson, Parent involved with the creation of PS 20's French DLP
Fabrice Jaumont, Education Attaché, Embassy of France
The Downtown/Midtown French Dual Language Program Parent Groups
Followed by a networking wine & cheese reception.