Foreign Language Exchange Tutors (FLETs)

FLET

FLET candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching, and should have a sincere interest in teaching their native language and culture to American students. They should demonstrate knowledge of their culture and current events in their home country. They should have leadership skills, the ability to motivate students, and the ability to relate to them in an emphatic manner. FLETs should have a desire to meet people and become a part of the community by participating in community events and campus activities. They should be able to work creatively and be self-reliant, but also be good team players who maintain excellent relationships with faculty, staff and students.

Future FLET's

For those interested in working at Bard

FLET candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching, and should have a sincere interest in teaching their native language and culture to American students. They should demonstrate knowledge of their culture and current events in their home country. They should have leadership skills, the ability to motivate students, and the ability to relate to them in an emphatic manner. FLETs should have a desire to meet people and become a part of the community by participating in community events and campus activities. They should be able to work creatively and be self-reliant, but also be good team players who maintain excellent relationships with faculty, staff and students. FLET housing, is considered an adult community. It is expected that all tutors will negotiate the needs of individuals with respect for cultural and individual differences.  More information.

Current FLETS

Resources for current FLET's may be found here.