Webinars to support the transition to the new NYS World Language Standards are being offered throughout the fall. The next webinar will take place on September 28th at 4:00pm. Registration is now open!



The 2021 NYSAFLT Annual Conference will take place October 22nd and 23rd. 

NYSAFLT will be a hybrid conference with on-site, virtual and pre-recorded sessions. 

Registration is now open!



 The results for The National Contest are in! Click here to read more: LE GRAND CONCOURS .


AATF National

The AATF National Conference has been recorded. Videos are now ready for viewing for AATF Members. 


Septembre 2021

 Click below to learn about events taking place in France during the month of September.


SHF National

Consider starting a new chapter at your school! Information can be found under our AATF/SHF tab.



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


 The NYSAFLT 2021 Annual Conference entitled "Rooted, Strong, and Growing with new standards in NYS" will take place on October 22nd and 23rd, 2021 at the Ramada by Wyndham (Formerly Holiday Inn) Syracuse/Liverpool, NY . 


Information for registration can be found under the  Workshop and Webinars  tab or...


Click below for more information:



AATF National

All  sessions from the  2021 AATF National Conference entitled "Laissez les bons temps rouler: Explorez la diversite du monde francophone" have been recorded.  All videos are now being offered to AATF Members online for viewing. Explore the exansive variety of themes and topics, sure to fit your professional developement needs. 


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 Highlight 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.




NYSED - World Languages

The next professional development opportunity regarding the NYS World Language Standards is coming soon. Sign up now!


Understanding NYS World Language Themes and Topics


Co-presenters: Bill Heller, Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez & Dr. Joanne O'Toole


Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Time: 4:00—5:00 p.m. 


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!




     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  www.frenchteachers.orgLocal 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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