French (K-12) at Carroll College
Interested in becoming a French teacher? Carroll College's French program in collaboration with the Teacher Education program offers teacher training to meet certification for the purposes of teaching French. In preparation for licensure, students major in French Education (K-12) and minor in Secondary education from a discipline other than French. Program requirements for Montana state licensure include successful participation in an approved study abroad program in a French-speaking country, acceptance into the Teacher Education program and successful complete of the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) oral proficiency examination.
The curriculum is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach French language and literature effectively, using efficient strategies and up-to-date techniques.
Small class sizes, relevant content and individualized advising, plus a variety of classroom observational and student teaching experiences will enhance the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare teachers to teach French in grades K-12.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of Carroll College’s teacher education program is to assist students in developing teaching competencies in their chosen fields and help them become educational leaders capable of responding to their students’ individual needs. Teacher education graduates will demonstrate competence in the 10 INTASC standards, as well as three additional Montana standards. The following dispositions, skills, and knowledge are to be viewed in conjunction with specific goals and objectives established for the college and for each required professional education course.