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 November 30, 2021 at 4:00pm. Registration closes 11/28!



Recorded sessions from The 2021 NYSAFLT Annual Conference which took place on October 22nd and 23rd, will be available for viewing through Novmber 30th. 



 Click on our tab for information regarding The National Contest for 2022! LE GRAND CONCOURS .


SHF National

Election for the SHF/JAF Teacher Representative is taking place now. Please take the time to vote for one of these three amazing candidates!



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.


La Fete de St. Nicolas

La Fete de St. Nicolas arrive bientot! Regardez ce site web pour en apprendre plus!


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!


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

NYSED - World Languages

The next professional development opportunity regarding the NYS World Language Standards is coming soon. 


Understanding Unit Planning with the Revised NYS World Language Standards Part 3 - Checkpoint B 


Presenter: Lisa Shepard 


Date: Tuesday, November 30th, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.


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.





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

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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