French Classes

ONGOING EVENT: Café Français Mondays 12:15-1:15pm • Begins February 24th
Please join us for Café Français. Bring your own brown-bag lunch. For students at all levels

French Schedule



French Instructors

Margot Stiassni-Sieracki, B.A. French, Williams College, M.A. Univ. Illinois, M.A. Stanford. She frequently visits France and has taught French and Spanish, K-12, in Vermont and Maine since 1989. Margot has twice co-presented Methods Matter, Penobscot School's summer foreign language methodology seminar. She often uses music and the arts in her teaching of adults and children. At Penobscot School, her work has included teaching Intermediate French since 2009 and facilitating activities at French and Spanish immersion workshops.

Dennis Healy is a retired environmental engineer who has studied French for many years, including travels in France and Québec. He has assisted with the school's French immersion retreats (Le français au bord de la Mer; Français dans le Bois), sharing there his knowledge and passion for the popular lawn-bowling game of southern France - La Pétanque. He has taught French through Five Towns Adult and Community Education. He currently organizes the French language film series at Rockport Public Library.

Alain Ollier Alain has recently relocated from Paris to Mid-Coast Maine. He has traveled extensively and is now ready to share his knowledge of French culture and language: "la langue de Molière", so dear to him.