Janet Harris
Hilton Head Island, SC
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Janet Harris

Janet H.

Hilton Head Island, SC
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Insights into culture of German-speaking countries from a teacher who has actually lived there and has been visiting for over 40 years.

About Janet H.

I have 15 years experience teaching German and French, mainly at the high school level, in various settings, both distance learning and a traditional classroom. I have also taught younger children and adults.

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Experience

German Teacher
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018

Ashley Ridge High School

Taught 3 levels of German to students in grades 9-12.

Latin Teacher
Jan 2016 - Jun 2016

Gaston Day School

Taught Middle School Latin (grades 5-8)

Teacher of French and Latin
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

York Preparatory Academy, Rock Hill, SC

Taught first-year Latin and French levels 1, 2 & 3 to students in grades 9-12.

Teacher of German
Oct 2013 - Jun 2015

York Comprehensive High School, York, SC

Taught German levels 1-4 to students in grades 9-12. Sponsor of German Club and German National Honor Society.

Long-term substitute German teacher
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013

East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC

Replaced teacher on maternity leave. Taught German levels 1, 2, 4 & 5 (AP & IB) to students in grades 9-12.

Online Teacher of German and French
Nov 2010 - Jan 2013

K12 Services Inc., Herndon, VA

Taught 4 levels of German and 4 levels of French to middle and high school students in various US states.

Substitute Teacher and Volunteer
Jan 2010 - Oct 2011

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Substituted for German teachers throughout CMS; substituted for German and French teachers at Smith Academy of International Languages (later Waddell Language Academy); also volunteered in 1st & 4th grade classes - created SMARTboard lessons, helped with Math and reading.

German Instructor
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

BUCK Language and Intercultural Programs

Taught four levels of business German to employees of Schaeffler Inc. in Fort Mill, SC.

German and French Teacher
Aug 1998 - Dec 2009

Farmington Public Schools

1998-2004: taught German only via interactive TV to students in the District's three high schools. 2004-2009: taught 4 levels of German and 2nd year French in a traditional classroom.

Education

MA Language Learning
Sep 1999 - Aug 2002

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Secondary Teacher Certification
Sep 1994 - Jun 1996

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

BA European Studies
Oct 1972 - Jun 1976

University of Bath, Bath, UK

Languages

French

Professional Proficiency

German

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Latin

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Professional Certificate K-12 French and German
Mar 2015

South Carolina State Board of Education

valid until June 30, 2020
Professional Education 6-12 French, German
Jun 2012

Michigan Department of Education

Valid until June 30, 2017
Teacher's Career Continuous Professional Certificate K-12
Apr 2010

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

French and German; valid for life

Awards

Rainbow Recognition Award
Jun 2003

Farmington Public Schools

Grant Award
Apr 2003

Center for Western European Studies, Kalamazoo College, Michigan

Affiliations

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Jun 1996
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators, students, and administrators.

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