Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Sabrina Janczak is an engaging, dynamic presenter, an award-winning world language teacher and author. Throughout her career, she has focused on finding engaging and effective ways to enable students to authentically use the target language while fostering a classroom culture where students want to use the target language. She is the recipient of her state’s World Language Teacher of the Year Award and has been nominated for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) National World Language Teacher of the Year Award.

Sabrina is the author of Accelerate Your Students’ Use of the Target Language: Interactive, High-Engagement Activities that Work (Grades 6-12), the extensive world language resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. The handbook is filled with practical, effective ways to develop communicative proficiency by meaningfully communicating in the target language.

Sabrina’s seminars are known for being fun, fast paced, personable, inspiring, and filled with strategies that you can immediately implement in your world language classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Sabrina’s session was my favorite experience of the entire conference!”

“I love how down to earth Sabrina is. Her seminar helped me in more ways than I can describe.”

“Watching Sabrina was awesome. She is truly gifted in the way she treats her students and uses the language. She is so expressive and knows when to slow down, when to repeat things, how to involve the students! Merci beaucoup, Sabrina!”

Sabrina’s session was the most beneficial one of all since we got to see first‑hand what a comprehensible input class looks like. I was truly impressed!”

“Sabrina is amazing!”

“A superb session. I walked away with so many solid ideas of what I could do in my own classroom.

“Sabrina is amazing and graceful.