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Chapter Constitution Update:
Every five years AATG National asks all chapters to review and update their chapter constitutions. Please review the three documents below before you vote on the changes. The first summarizes National's suggestions and the Board's actions. The second is the existing constitution. The third highlights/strikes through the deleted text and highlights the new language. These proposed changes conform to National's suggested best practices.
Summary of Changes
Current Constitution Highlighted
High School Awards for National German Exam
The high school awards for outstanding achievement on the National German Exam will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the Zion Church in Baltimore, MD. Thanks to the German Society of Maryland for sponsoring financial awards to the winners and the German Information Center & the Goethe-Institut for the exciting German prizes. It is wonderful to celebrate your achievements in our chapter!
Watch 2016 award trip winner Sarah Ross's images from her trip to Germany here
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Awards & Highlights
Katrina Griffin, Maryland-DC Metro chapter member and past president, was named to the ACTFL board of directors at ACTFL 2018!
Katrina Griffin: ACTFL Board Member 2018! ACTFL Teacher of the Year 2017!
Congratulations to Katrina Griffin, North County High School, who was chosen at ACTFL's teacher of the year 2017, on her appointment to the board at the 2018 ACTFL convention. The AATG Maryland-DC Metro board would like to congratulate one of its own, Katrina Griffin, on her great success these past few years! Ms.Griffin was named Maryland Foreign Language Teacher of the Year in the fall by the Maryland Foreign Language Association (MFLA), and then went on to compete at the regional level, winning the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages(NECTFL) Teacher of the Year Award this February. She was one of five finalists for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages(ACTFL) Teacher of the Year Award. Ms. Griffin teaches German at North County High School in Glen Burnie, Maryland. She is best known for her innovations in STEM education, her involvement with the College Board, her mentorship of new teachers and the professional development she has provided at state, regional and national conferences, among other accomplishments. Congratulations, Katrina, on your appointment to the ACTFL board!