Marie was born and rasied in Vosges in the Northeast of France. She studied in Nancy, where she earned her degree in Sciences du langage, specializing in Teaching French as a Foreign Language. Marie has always been interested in languages. During her studies she completed an exchange in Germany for several months. She went on to earn her Masters of Teaching and became a certified elementary teacher, professeur des ecoles, in Bourgogne with the French Ministry of Education. Ever since, she has had the opportunity to teach in all grade levels from preschool through the elementary grades. Marie had the chance to come to Maine to complete a Student Teaching Internship at L’Ecole Française du Maine during her Masters Program. This experience gave her the desire to teach abroad. Marie can’t wait to discover Maine more profoundly and to continue to grow professionally at L’Ecole Française du Maine. Marie enjoys sport, reading, and loves cooking for her friends.
Simon was born and raised in l’Yonne in Bourgogne, France. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in technology and audiovisual in Reims and Dijon in France. He went on to earn his Masters Degree in Teaching and became an elementary teacher, professeur des écoles, certified by the French Ministry of Education. During his Masters in teaching preparation, Simon came to Maine to complete a student teaching experience at L’Ecole Française du Maine. This internship confirmed his love for teaching abroad. Simon is very enthusiastic about teaching at L’Ecole Française du Maine. His teaching experience includes many grade levels, from the Petite Section (3 yr old Early Childhood) to CM2 (grade 5). Simon has a calm nature and he listens to his students. Simon likes French comics, music and cinema. He loves nature and cannot wait to discover the beautiful environment of Maine.