AATF National

It's time to renew your annual membership! Click on the link below: Venez tous! 



Upcoming OBEWL Workshops and Conferences for World Languages

Webinars to support the transition to the new NYS World Language Standards are being offered throughout the Spring of 2022. Click on our Workshops and Webinars tab for more information. 


Registration is now open!



 Click on our tab for information regarding The National Contest for 2022! 



SHF National

Congratulations to the newly elected SHF/JAF Teacher Representative 

Henriette Sindjui. Get to know Henriette by reading about her here:


Felicitations Henriette!



Are you a World Language Leader at your school? Consider joining the World Language Leadership Council to receive guidance on how to shift to the new NYS WL Standards and meet with other leaders. Email Candace Black at NYSED to become a member. This group meets monthly.


December Events

Would you like to know more about what is happening inf France for the month of December? Clink the link below to find out!



The NECTFL 2022 Annual Conference will take place on February 10-12, 2022. An incredible conference is now beig planned!


Student Spotlights:

Do you have a student milestone or a special event to share? Please visit our Student Highlight Tab to complete a submission. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Words of Inspiration

Do you have a "feel-good" moment that you would like to share?  Please visit our "Words of Inspiration Tab" to complete a submission. We are looking forward to hearing from you!



AATF of CNY is now able to offer officially recognized Continuing Education Credit when attending one of its workshops! Information will be provided on registration forms. Kudos to President Jennifer Kostolecki who worked so hard to obtain this!


Salut, tout le monde..... et soyez les bienvenus chez nous!  Nous sommes les profs de français de New York Central et nous essayons de nous aider l'un l'autre.  Ce serai un plaisir de vous accueillir "chez nous."


The aim of the Central New York Chapter, in accordance with the aim of the National AATF, shall be to represent  the French language in central New York and to encourage the dissemination, both in schools and in the general public, of knowledge concerning all aspects of the French-speaking world.  The Chapter shall, by all means at its disposal, support projects to advance the French language, culture and literature.  It encourages reciprocal communication between all levels of the teaching of French in central New York.

Au nom de l'AATF de  New York Central,    "Soyez les bienvenus!"

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Calendar Highlights

NYSED - World Languages

A new and exciting opportunity is now available! Are you interested in  unit planning using the new NYS World Language Standards? Do you enjoy creating engaging culturally rich unit plans? Then this workshop is for you!


Applicants are needed!


Click here for more







AATF National

Proposals for the  2022 AATF National Convention (July 11-14) in New Orleans entitled "Laissez les bons temps rouler: Explorez la diversite du monde francophone" are now being accepted.



Click on the link below to submit a proposal.


SHF National

Interested in staring a new

SHF or JAF Chapter?

Click here to learn more

or visit the SHF Facebook page!

Student Spotlights


Do you have a student milestone or a special event to share? Please click below on our Student Spotlights Tab to complete a submission. We are looking forward to hearing from you!




AATF National

Looking for lesson plan resources? Check out the AATF's Curated Resources by clicking here:


NECTFL  2022 Annual Conference "Classroom Roots, Global Reach,"  is due to take place February 10–12, 2022, at the NY Hilton Midtown. 


Click here for more information or visit our workshops and webinars page.




NYSAFLT - Virtual Workshop Series 2022

Kitty to Lion: Building Learners’ Interpretive Skills and Confidence


Presenter: Rebecca Blouwolff, Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley MA



Date: Tuesday, January 18th, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.


Click below for more information:




Words of Inspiration

Do you have a "feel-good"moment that you would like to share?  Please visit our "Words of Inspiration Tab" to complete a submission under comments. We are looking forward to hearing your moments of positivity and sharing your classroom success!






Click below to read NYSAFLT guidance on preparing for the new standrds.

     If you are not already a member, please join us! Membership in the National AATF provides you with automatic local membership. To join National, logon to Local membership assures you of receiving the newsletter as well as workshop information in a timely manner.  You will also receive occasional updates regarding francophone happenings.

Click here to visit the NYSAFLT Website
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