Just Add German invites German language teachers nationwide to take part in free Goethe-Institut webinars on promoting your language program. Learn about proven strategies for supporting growth, network with colleagues and other advocates, and get expert advice from experienced educators.
Webinar 1 – Boost Your German Program Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6–6:45 pm EST and future dates through 2014 TBA
Presenters: Peter Rosenbaum, Goethe-Institut New York, and Megan Brenn-White, The Brenn-White Group
The Goethe-Institut shares strategies and advocacy tools to support promotion of your German program, including selected projects and materials such as the Just Add German Teacher Kits. Participants will learn how to effectively market their programs and reach out to potential partners. Followed by Q&A.
Webinar 2 – It's Our Time: How to Position German Language Instruction for the Global Economy Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6–6:45 pm EST Presenter: Jon Valentine; Director of Foreign Languages, Gwinnett County Public Schools, GA
More than ever, students and parents understand that advanced-level proficiency in a foreign language is a key competitive advantage for the college and career marketplaces of our increasingly global economy. Learn why studying German, leveraging the support of our partners in the Goethe-Institut and other German cultural organizations, and reaching out to human resource departments in German companies across the United States can position German language study as the fastest route to success in every career.