Thomas Vidal (2014-2015)
Thomas holds a Master's Degree in Arts and Humanities from the University of La Sorbonne, and a Master’s Degree in French as a Foreign Language (FLE) from the Stendhal University. He has taught French in several universities and countries, including Pomona College in California and Beijing's Language and Culture University in China. He is specialized in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for education.
Sophie Decourtye (2013-2014)
Sophie holds a Bachelor Degree in English and German (Applied Languages) from the University of Angers (Academy of Nantes). She is currently completing her Master’s Degree in French as a Foreign Language (FLE) in the same University. She has taught French to Spanish primary school pupils and languages school students in Murcia, Spain as well as to migrant people for an association and to International college students at the University of Angers and at the Western Catholic University.
Noëmie Le Roux (2012-2013)
Noëmie Le Roux holds a Bachelor Degree in English (spécialité Letters, Languages and Foreign Civilizations) from the University of the New Sorbonne (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3). She is currently completing her Master’s Degree in French as a Foreign Language (FLE) in the same University. She is specialized in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for education and is writing a dissertation on the use of social media as a learning tool. She has taught French to British middle school and high school pupils in Glasgow, United Kingdom, as well as to International college students at the University of the New Sorbonne where she was a junior lecturer.
Pascal K Douglas (2011-2012)
Pascal holds a Master’s Degree in English (spécialité Etudes britanniques, nord-américaines et post-coloniales ») from the University of the New Sorbonne (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3). He is currently completing his Master’s Degree in French as a Foreign Language (FLE). He has taught French to American college students both at Tufts University as a Teaching Assistant and at the Centre Parisien d’Etudes Critiques, the study center in Paris affiliated with the CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), as well as to an array of International college students at the University of the New Sorbonne.
Anne Papon (2010-2011)
Anne Papon holds a Bachelor Degree in Letters, Languages and Foreign Civilizations of English from the University Blaise Pascal, Clermont II in the city of Clermont-Ferrand. She spent a year teaching at Normandale French Immersion Elementary School, Edina, Minnesota where she taught 1st graders and 5th graders.
Then, she took a Master Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language. She has taught English and French to different public ranging from adults to kindergardeners.
Nancy Raffin (2009-2010)
Nancy Raffin studied at the Università di Perugia where she did her Master in Literature and Linguistics. During her studies in Italy, she had an internship in the department of didactics and taught French to a diverse body of students, from children to teenagers and adults. She wrote her thesis on the Italian translation of the Exercices de style of Raymond Queneau by Umberto Eco.
Then she worked for a year in a school of languages where she taught French and was in charge of the major and of classes in literary translation French-Italian.
She's actually continuing her studies with the University Stendhal and the National centre for distance learning, in Literature, Sciences of Languages and Didactics of French as a foreign language.
Elise Balanche (2008-2009)
Elise Balanche holds a Bachelor Degree in Languages and Business from the University of Franche Comté, Besançon. After one year at the University of Edinburgh where she finished her degree, she studied British and North American Literature and Civilization at the University of Strasbourg, France. Then, she took a Master Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language.
She taught French and English to different public & in various environment ranging from high schools to penitentiary.
Mélanie Bach (2007-2008)
Mélanie Bach is with the USC Francophone Resource Center for the academic year 2007-2008. She first studied French Literature at the University Marc Bloch of Strasbourg, before specializing in Sciences of Language, together with studies in Audiovisual and Cinema. She completed her Linguistics Master’s degree with honors. Then, she trained as a teacher of French as a Foreign Language and taught students in Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana.
Laetitia Carquet (2006-2007)
Laetitia Carquet was with us for the academic year 2006-2007. She first studied English at the University of Aix-en-Provence before leaving for England where she worked as a secondary school teacher. Specialized in French as a Foreign Language, she taught adults in Madrid for three years where she was also in charge of the Business French teaching team. As part of a new challenge, she went back to university in 2005 to take a Master Degree specialized in promotion of languages. Her presence with us was the practical part of this new adventure.
Ammelle Djobo (2005-2006)
Ammelle Djobo was with us for the academic year 2005-2006. She first studied at the University of Paris-I Sorbonne in The History of Art and in Cinema, then in Linguistics at the University of Paris-V Sorbonne and specialized in French as a foreign language in order to teach French to non-French speakers. She had worked for more than two years before joining the Center, first as a volunteer and then as an employee in several associations in Paris and its suburbs where she taught French as a foreign language. She also taught adults who had never been to school how to read and write.
Sandrine Sarre (2004-2005)
Sandrine Sarre was with us for the academic year 2004-2005. She first studied English in Besançon, a city of Eastern France and then specialized in two complementary domains: Information Sciences and French as a Foreign Language. She completed her Master's degree with honors. She is continuing her studies in didactology of languages and cultures, and she took this opportunity to work in the multicultural environment of Los Angeles in order to enhance her professional experience.