Greta LundgaardProfessional Learning
is a Senior Associate at the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland and is a content and professional development specialist with the STARTALK Program. Greta holds a BS in Education and an MA in German and Second Language Acquisition. She taught English, Biology, and all levels of German before becoming the District Coordinator of Foreign Languages for the Lewisville, TX Independent School District and the Plano, TX Independent School District. Greta was named the NADSFL Supervisor of the Year in 2014, received the ACTFL Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in K-12 Education in 2016 and in 2017 was awarded the Ludwig Award for Leadership in World Language Education by the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers. She has served both on the Board of Directors and as President of the Texas Association for Language Supervision, the National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages, and the Southwest Conference of Language Teaching. Greta is a session and workshop presenter at state, regional and national foreign language conferences and frequently partners with schools and school districts to provide coaching and professional learning experiences for world language teachers.
In this episode, four language educators discuss how to create positive relationship with students in online and hybrid environments.August 13, 2021
In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Madison and Dr. Nelson Flores discuss the intersections of language and race in a bilingual education context.August 13, 2021
In 1990 Ellen Moir described six emotional phases that new teachers go through: anticipation, survival, disillusionment, rejuvenation, reflection, and anticipation. It seems likely that these are actually emotional phases that all teachers go through each year to varying degrees. It’s impossible to characterize the past school year as a typical one and therefore unlikely that all educators experienced each phase in the same way or to the same degree.July 2, 2021