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Member Accolades

Member Accolades
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Congratulations to the following AATG members!

2017

Brenna Byrd - Southern Conference on Language Teaching Teacher of the Year

Kristin Gillett - Massachusetts Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year

Katrina Griffin - The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages National Language Teacher of the Year

Katharina Häusler-Gross - Awarded "Best of Michigan" session at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages for the session "Empowered Teachers = Inspired Students: How Project-Based Learning Fires Up Your World Language Classroom" at the Michigan World Language Association Conference, 2016

2016

Katharina Barbe - Northern Illinois AATG Chapter Outstanding German Educator Award of Excellence

Janie Barner - German-American Friendship Award from the German Embassy in Washington, DC

Matt Beck - Minnesota German Teacher of the Year

Claudia A. Becker - Awarded membership in P.E.N.-Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland

Art Beckman and Pat Branson - Members of the Department of Foreign Languages & Literature at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which was selected to receive the 2016 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award

Brenna Byrd - Recipient of the 2016 Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher Award

Kellye Deane - Nebraska Outstanding German Educator of the Year

Laura Ernst - New Hampshire Association of World Language Teachers Teacher of the Year

Kate Falvey - Iowa World Language Association Educator of the Year and finalist for Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Teacher of the Year

German School Campus, Ursula Schoeneich, director - Newport Beach Small Business Excellence Award

Katrina Griffin - NECTFL (Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Teacher of the Year and finalist for ACTFL Teacher of the Year

Katrina Griffin - Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Linda Havas - Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers Distinguished Educator

Maria Herman - CSCTFL Goethe-Institute Scholarship

Deborah Horzen - Florida Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year and finalist for SCOLT (Southern Conference on Language Teaching) Teacher of the Year

Steffen Kaupp - Georgia AATG Chapter German Teacher of the Year

Sanja Knezovic - Received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from Duke Graduate School

Gerhard Maroscher - Received the 2016 Outstanding Non-Fiction Book of the Year award from the Independent Author Network for his memoir, "Why Can’t Somebody Just Die Around Here?"

Shawna Peters - Recipient of the Red Apple Education Award

Lori Pierce - Mississippi Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year

Siggi Piwek - Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellowship Award

Siggi Piwek - Wisconsin Foreign Language Teacher of the Year and finalist for CSCTFL Teacher of the Year

Cassie Shelton - Idaho Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

J. J. Steed - Brownsburg Community School Corporation Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Mark Wagner - Wisconsin AATG Chapter Distinguished German Language Educator

Wendy Westphal - Indiana Foreign Language Teacher of the Year

Karin Woodrum Her presentation "Deutsches Kino: German Cinema as a Teaching Tool" was awarded "Best of FLAVA 2016" by the Foreign Language Association of Virginia

2015

Sabine Beirold - Wisconsin ISE Language Matters Award

Cynthia Chalupa & Heiko ter Haseborg - NECTFL Stephen A. Freeman Award for Best Published Article on Language Teaching Techniques 2015

Kate Falvey - CSCTFL Goethe-Institute Scholarship

Karen L. Fowdy - WAFLT Distinguished Language Educator 2014

Carla Ghanem - SWCOLT Arizona Teacher of the Year Candidate

Katrina Griffin - Maryland Foreign Language Association Teacher of the Year 2015

Kristin Kuchenbecker and Kamden Dibley - Best Presentation of South Dakota Award at the South Dakota World Languages Association Conference

Beth Gulewich - Broughton High School Teacher of the Year Award 2015

Goethe-Institut Chicago - WAFLT Anthony J. Gradisnik Award 2014

Lucas Gravitt - SCOLT Goethe-Institut Scholarship

Sabine Harvey - Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Texas at Arlington

Audrey Joyner - Fairfax, Virginia Rotary Outstanding Teacher of the Year 2015

Lindsey Klein - Recipient of a Hamilton Education Foundation Halquist Technology Grant to create a Language Lab

Antonela Kljajic - FLAG P-12 Teacher of Promise Award

Michael Koch - WAFLT Recognition of Merit Award 2015

Bobbette Leu-Timmermann - WAFLT Recognition of Merit Award 2014

Gil Manalli - published his memoir Herr Mister Manalli: My Year as a Fulbright Exchange Teacher in a German School, 1957-58

Laura A. McLary - Professor of the Year Award, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education 2015

Ali Moeller - CSCTFL Founders Award for Professional Excellence in Language Education

Sigurd Piwek - Wisconsin Language Teacher of the Year 2015

John Pustejovsky - WAFLT Recognition of Merit Award 2014

Sabine Smith - SCOLT Educator of Excellence Award

Jolene Wochenske - Kohl Fellowship Award

Helene Zimmer-Loew - Received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Middlebury Language Schools

2014

Peter Krawutschke- elected as Honorary Advisor by the International Federation of Translators (FIT)

Bobbette Leu-Timmermann - Outstanding Teacher Award from Assumption High School, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Frank Trommler - Received honorary degree of Doctor of Modern Languages from Middlebury College at the 100th anniversary commencement of the Middlebury Language School

Freddie Bowles - Arkansas Educator of Excellence Award

Carole Ann Dahlberg - Minnesota Professional Service Award

Marge Draheim - Wisconsin Distinguished Language Educator Award

Sabine Fleshner - Nebraska Association of Teachers of German Teacher of the Year

Melanie Mello - Indiana Rising Star Award

Kendra Omlid - Kris Wells Memorial Creativity Award

Pam Pennington - Kentucky Outstanding Teacher Award

Milwaukee German Immersion School - Donna Clementi Blue Ribbon Award for Excellence in World Language Programs

Peter Höyng, Marianne Lancaster, Hiram Maxim, Caroline Schaumann - NECTFL Stephen A. Freeman Award for Best Published Article: "Overcoming Curricular Bifurcation: A Departmental Approach to Curricular Reform," Die Unterrichtspraxis 46.1

Carol Spanier-Ladwig - Established the Spanier-Ladwig Endowed Scholarship Fund to support an annual scholarship for advanced German studies to be awarded to a member of the graduating class at Claremont High School in Claremont, California

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