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About me:

Nathan Lutz is the Global Learning Coordinator and Primary School French Teacher at Kent Place School (Summit, New Jersey), a nationally recognized leader in girls’ education. Nathan holds a B.A. in French, English, and Women’s and Gender Studies from Louisiana State University, an M. A. in French from Rutgers and an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from SUNY Empire State. In addition to Nathan’s service to the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Language (NECTFL) as Chair in 2020, he has served the world language community as the Vice President of Programs of the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ), and President of the National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL). Nathan was a 2007 NYSAFLT Leaders of Tomorrow fellow, a 2012 UPenn STARTALK Excellence in Leadership fellow, and a 2014 NECTFL Mead Leadership fellow. Nathan is a frequent conference presenter, a consultant for school districts, and a writer and editor for various early language programs. His most recent publication is Language Together: French (2018). Nathan’s professional interests include early access to world language education, portfolios for reflection and goal setting, social justice in the classroom, community engagement, and place-based learning.Follow Nathan on Twitter @nathanlutz.