The German Embassy, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and the American Association of Teachers of Germany, has been bestowing the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award since 2008.
The award includes a two-week teacher continuing education course offered and conducted by the Goethe-Institut in Germany. During their stay in Germany, the award recipients will re-experience Germany, gain fresh insights into instructional methodology and German cultural studies, and receive German-language training. The winners will be invited to receive their awards at the AATG banquet at the next ACTFL in Denver, (November 18-20, 2011).
The American Association of Teachers of German will accept nomination suggestions from its regional chapters and additionally from schools identified by the Goethe Institutes, the technical consultants of the Central Agency for Schools Abroad, and the Consulates General in the U.S. until June 30, 2011.
Learn more about the award at http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__pr/K__Wash/2011/06/24__Teacher__Award__PR.html or download information from the American Association of Teachers of German from http://www.aatg.org/media/2011-German-Embassy-Teacher-of-Excellence-Award.pdf