American Association of Teachers of French

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Memorandum of Understanding: Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
and the Académie de Nantes (France)

The memorandum of understanding, between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Académie de Nantes in France, establishes a formal agreement between the organizations. Under the agreement, each will agree to consider partnerships, such as the sister school program, that could benefit students at every grade level.

If you or your school is interested in developing a partnership project with a school in France, please complete the application on the following pages. The cells in the application will expand as you enter information electronically.  Once you have completed the application, please save it as either a Word or RTF document and send it as an attachment to an email message to:

 Misa Bourdoiseau : mizab@hotmail.com

Press Release - Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Application - PDF   / Application - Word (Google document)


Through that partnership all partners agree to develop a range of joint educational and research activities for students, teachers, professors and school administrators.  Examples of possible cooperative projects include correspondence, visiting programs, and study/research activities and exchanges that are either face-to-face or mediated through technology.

 Joint educational projects could be based on a wide range of topics such as:

▪ Your school and its activities

▪Your region: nature and environment, history, museums, tourism and gastronomy

▪ Culture: literature, visual and performing arts…

▪ Citizenship: the do’s and the dont's, living together in a multicultural society…

▪ Cross-curricular subjects


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