Host Family Information

Ah France, Je t’aime

Welcome a teacher from France into your home for a short-term home stay!

What The College of Education is hosting 12 teachers from France for the fifth Franco-American Teachers-in-Training Institute.

Akron International Friendship, community partner with UA, is seeking home hosts for teachers to be placed in the following school districts:  Akron-Kenmore area, Kent, Manchester, and Stow-Munroe Falls
Dates February 18-April 16, 2011
Stipend Hosting stipend is provided to assist with cost of food, cultural events, and transportation
Benefits - Add a global member to your family
- Assist teachers with their conversational English
- Share teaching curriculum & teaching techniques
- Practice or learn French
- Gain a new friend to visit around the globe
- Share your pride in America while gaining new insight into our community and the world
- Be a Global Citizen Diplomat
Contact Michelle Wilson at Akron International Friendship
(330) 972-8296 OR (330) 612-4693

We encourage as many University of Akron faculty and administrators as possible to host and build UA’s relationship with young professional educators throughout France!!

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Program sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State, and administered locally by The University of Akron and Akron International Friendship.