TARGET AUDIENCE: FRENCH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHERS GRADES 4-12 ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
Would you like to have the opportunity to practice your French language skills in a low-risk environment with like-minded colleagues? La Jasette is a perfect opportunity for you! With the three-fold goal of developing oral French proficiency, teachers also network with colleagues who work in second-language setting and engage in interactive language tasks that can be adapted to their classrooms.
French Program Facilitator, DELF Centre Director, French Resource Centre Director, University Instructor and now National French Immersion Consultant for ACPI, Lesley has held many roles in the world of French language education. She is the former president of the Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals (ACPI) where she spent ten years leading several successful national initiatives pertaining to French Immersion. Lesley holds a Master’s in Education from Centre de recherche en études franco-ontariennes of the University of Toronto in Curriculum and Instruction. She is honored to have been named a Chevalierin the Order of the Academic Palms from the French Republic in 2015 for her work in promoting the French language and culture outside of Quebec. She currently serves as Vice-President of the North American Commission (CAN) of the International Federation of French Professors (FIPF) and as an administrator on the ACFA provincial board. Lesley enjoys sharing her insights and expertise worldwide, as well as at a national, provincial and school district level. A lifelong learner, Lesley is passionate about promoting bilingualism in western Canada.