Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series

A series of presentations by teachers for teachers, the Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series is a K-12 initiative by the European Union Center that launched in fall 2020. In this series, teachers from Europe and the U.S. present and lead discussions on topics related to education and pedagogy. Please check back for the full fall 2022 schedule. All of the fall 2021 lecture recordings can be found here.

Transatlantic Educators Lecture Series Presenter

How to Deal with a Bilingual Class (And Not Die Trying)

Saturday, September 24, 11 A.M. CDT (U.S.) / 18.00 CEST (Europe)

Félix Gancedo Menéndez, Biology Teacher, Bilingual Program, Woodstock High School, United States

Where to Begin? Tips and Tools for Integrating Virtual Reality into Your Language Classroom

Saturday, October 22, 11 A.M. CDT (U.S.) / 18.00 CEST (Europe)

Tricia Thrasher, PhD in French with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE)



If you are an Illinois teacher who would like to receive ISBE PDHs (Professional Development Hours) for attending these lectures, please contact Sydney Lazarus (