The following organizations can be extremely helpful to teachers starting out in French. Please note that the information comes from their websites.
SLIC: Second Languages and Intercultural Council
SLIC is a specialist council of the Alberta Teacher's Association
Over 20 specialist councils have been created to provide professional development and support teachers in a wide range of subject areas and roles within the public education system. The SLIC facilitates professional development activities, encourages fellowship and dialogue among teachers, publishes a newsletter and peer-edited professional journal and advocates in the area of second language and intercultural education.
Robert Mazzotta, ATA Staff Advisor to the SLIC - 780-455-6481 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CASLT: The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers
The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT) is a non-profit professional association dedicated to promoting the advancement of second language teaching and learning.
Ready to become a member or CASLT?
Download and fill out our membership form. Send it to our National Office and your membership will be quickly processed. You will then receive your membership welcome package!
Rachel Gravelle, Administrative Assistant - 1-877-727-0994 x233 or email@example.com
The Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Mission Statement:
CPF is the national network of volunteers which values French as an integral part of Canada and which is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French second language learning opportunities for young Canadians.
(780) 433-7311 OR AB only 1-888-433-6036
AFLEC (Alberta French Language Education Consortium) works with CPF
L'association Canadienne Francaise se l'Alberta. Régionale de Lethbridge / Medicine Hat.
Association canadienne des professeurs d'immersion (soutient et enrichit la pédagogie immersive en offrant aux éducateurs des services de formation, de recherche et de réseautage.) L'ACPI participe ainsi a la promotion et à l'épanouissement d'un Canada bilingue. Canadian Association of Immersion Teachers (CAIT) is included.
Robert Bisson, Agent de liaisson - Conseil français - (780) 447-9453 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alberta Teachers' Association - Barnett House
Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) et Le Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF)
Recently, great interest in our province has been shown to have immersion or FSL students tested using <<DELF>> tests in order to reward them with an achieved level in French. If you are interested in the DELF program, further information is available.
Francine Young, Coordinator - (403) 329-2338 - email@example.com