2016 Spring Conference



Topic: Nicht alle, die wandern, gehen verloren

Forestview High School, Gastonia
5545 Union Rd., Gastonia, NC 28056
Saturday, February 6, 2015, 9:30-3:30




Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend our spring meeting. The meeting will be hosted by Sabine Rankin at Forestview High School in Gastonia on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We will be hearing from a diverse group of presenters on variations of this year’s German Day theme: “Nicht alle, die wandern, gehen verloren.”

All AATG members and prospective members are welcome to attend. The conference also provides an excellend opporunity to meet with colleagues of all levels and participate in organizational decisions. During the business meeting we will being planning for German Day (at UNC on Thursday, March 10, 2016), including voting on a German Day t-shirt design. It is also a great way to earn CEUs and, for non-members, to meet with fellow professionals. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. We would love to see you there!

Please send in your registration by Monday, February 2nd to me at the address on the registration form.




To register for the meeting, please download the registration form. Return this form with your check (made out to NC-AATG) to: Alyssa Howards, Box 7353, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Registration Deadline: February 2, 2015 Please respect the hosts’ time by registering in a timely fashion! Late registrations create problems for the organizers, especially in regards to meals.

Conference fees are $15 for members or $20 for non-members. Full-time students and teachers in their first or second year of service may attend at half price ($10)!



Kaffeeklatsch und Begrüßung

Sabine Rankin, Alyssa Howards


„MINT: Gesundheitswesen und Bioethik” (A unit for AP German Language and Culture)

Lisa Worthington-Groce, NW Guilford HS


„Deutsche Einwanderer in North Carolina von Sir Walter Raleigh big Siemens”

Tin Wegel, UNC





„Naming New Germans: From 'Guestarbeiter to Neue Deutsche' in the New European Nation of Immigrants”

Scott Denham, Davidson College





„Wandern auf Google Classroom“

Sabine Rankin, Forestville High School


 Business Meeting: T-Shirt Voting, Reports from Awards Committee, German Immersion Weekend

Alyssa Howards, David Loving, Tin Wegel





Questions? Contact Alyssa Howards

   Map and Directions

The meeting will take place at Forestview High School in Gastonia.

   Participant List

  • Scott Denham
  • Carola Dwyer
  • Sara Farner
  • Beth Gulewich
  • Lisa Worthington-Groce
  • Oliver Ham
  • Petra Harrelson
  • Deron Hablutzel
  • Linda Horvath
  • Alyssa Howards
  • Nabeel Kandah
  • Paul Maseman
  • Marilyn Metzler
  • Bev Moser
  • Sabine Rankin
  • Susanne Rinner
  • Leah Smith
  • Tin Wegel
  • Brigitte Woloszyn