August 12, 2017: Annual AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) Meeting of the Southern Illinois Chapter. Chapter President: Christiane Eydt-Beebe, Eastern Illinois University.
High school and college faculty met at Bradley University for a day of professional development activities. Top from left: Barbara Huffman (Sacred Heart-Griffin High School Springfield), Christine Strelecky (Illinois Central College), Christiane Eydt-Beebe (Eastern Illinois University), Sharon Lorinskas (Carbondale Community High School), Alexandra Hagen (Bradley University), Pete Bachfischer (Metamora High School), Melissa Shalter (Nokomis High School). Front from left: Mirjam Schabel (Normal High School), Mary Jo Licht (Parkland College), Mary Malloy (Centennial High School, Champaign), Nicholas Pitz (Rock Island High School), Beate Wilson (Western Illinois University).
Assisting at Deutscher Tag (German Immersion Day) at a Springfield high school
Maria (English Education, German Minor) is teaching a group of first graders at Newman Grade School
Emily (German Education, English Minor) is teaching a group of fourth graders at Jefferson Elementary School
Learning about culture