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About: Fabrice Jaumont

Fabrice Jaumont
  • Role : Advisory Board Member
  • Experience : Fabrice Jaumont is an international educator, researcher, and author. Nicknamed “the Godfather of language immersion programs” by the New York Times, Fabrice Jaumont has more than 25 years of experience in international education and the development of multilingual programs. He currently serves as Education Attaché for the Embassy of France to the United States and is executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Languages, Education, and Communities. He is also an adjunct professor in international education at NYU Steinhardt, and a research fellow at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme.

    He hosts a podcast, a blog, speaks to audiences world-wide and has published five books. The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, and provides inspirational vignettes and practical advice for parents and educators who want to create a dual-language program in their own school. His most recent book, The Gift of Languages: Paradigm Shift in U.S. Foreign Language Education, co-written with Kathleen Stein-Smith, touches on the issue of a foreign language deficit in the United States and sets the stage for a new paradigm in our approach to teaching and learning languages.