Conferences & Networking

Conferences

GETVICO

The Goethe-Institut and the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) present GETVICO the Virtual Conference for German Teachers in the US and Canada.

Date: Sept. 29, 2018
Call for Abstracts until 04/01/18

ACTFL 2018 in New Orleans

Talk to colleagues from Goethe-Institutes all over the country, get new teaching and promotional materials, learn more about our programs and much more.

November 16-18, 2018

Networking

Career Days USA 2018

 2018 the Goethe-Instituts are once again organizing Career Days for High School and college students in multiple cities throughout the USA. Take a look at when a Career Day in your area is taking place and make sure to plan the attendance for you or your entire class.

Previous Events & Conferences 2018

ASCA Conference 2018 in Los Angeles

The Goethe-Institut was a first-time exhibitor at this year's American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in Los Angeles. Representatives from Goethe-Institutes WDC and SFO gave information about our projects and goals concerning German as a foreign language in the US educational system, including the situation of German as a foreign language in the US, the advantages of knowing German and how to best make a case for foreign language education overall.

July 14-17, 2018

SCOLT 2018 in Atlanta

The Goethe-Institut once again participated in the Southern Conference On Language Teaching (SCOLT) in Atlanta. In addition to a conference table, the Goethe-Institut Washington held a session on new projects and offers for teachers and learners of German. In addition, we awarded the recipient of this year's Goethe-Institut SCOLT award for a 2 week professional development in Germany this summer.

March 15-17, 2018

AATG VA Immersion Weekend 2018

The AATG-VA held its annual immersion weekend for German teachers at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. The weekend's topic was “Theater in the German language classroom” and was led by Dr. Sabine Gross (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Many different activities turned it into an amazing event! The Goethe-Institut offered an overview of services for teachers and students of German and shared information on new projects. For more information on Immersion Weekends see here

March 17-18, 2018

NSBA Conference 2018 in San Antonio

The Goethe-Institut was a first-time exhibitor at the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Annual Conference 2018 in San Antonio. Representatives from Goethe-Institutes in the US informed about our projects and goals concerning German as a foreign language in the US educational system. Contact us to learn more about the advantages of knowing German, and be inspired to offer and expand the teaching of German at your school(s).

April 7-9, 2018

PASCH Summer Camp in Portland

You can make a difference! This is the motto of this year’s summer camp by the initiative “Schools: Partners of the Future” (PASCH) in Portland, Oregon. For one week, students from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America will come together to collaborate on projects while incorporating media such as theater, photography and music. Date: July 8-15, 2018.