Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Don't miss: Immersion night with Dr. Met

An interactive and inspirational evening with Dr. Myriam Met
Dr. Myriam Met, an international speaker and educator, is a renowned expert on foreign language programs with an emphasis on immersion programs.
- How fluent do students become?
- Does a second language come at a cost?
- How do programs in other states compare with SFUSD immersion programs?
- What can parents do to support their children in immersion?
These questions and more will be addressed by Dr. Met at an exclusive Immersion Night for SFUSD parents and teachers.

Monday, March 16, 2009 - 6:00-7:30pm James Lick Middle School
1220 Noe Street, 25th Street and Noe Street

About Dr. Myriam Met:
Dr. Myriam Met is the former Director and Senior Researcher of the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. Her previous positions include supervisor of foreign language programs and bilingual education for major urban school districts, including responsibility for designing, implementing, and supervising a variety immersion program models.

Public Transit:
J-Church to Clipper & Church Streets, #48 to 24th & Noe Streets, #24 Divisadero to 25th & Castro Streets

For Translation into Spanish and Chinese:
Please RSVP to Ling Chen at or by phone at 241-6053 by Thursday, March 12.

Sponsored by:
- The SFUSD Multilingual Education Program
- SF/AME (SF Advocates for Multilingual Excellence)
- Mandarin Immersion Parents Council

Funded by:
A generous grant from the Mayor's Office

For childcare:
Call 241-6053 or email

For more information:


  1. That would be great - now if we just knew if we got into immersion? Why so close to March 13?

  2. That was the only evening that Dr. Met was free. The District is bringing her to San Francisco for a few days and we were able to piggy back on to her schedule.
    Beth Weise
    Starr King mom
    Mandarin Immersion Parents Council president

  3. too bad there are not enough spaces in immersion programs for everyone who wants them. :(