- February 7, 2013
- 6:00 pm dinner; 7:00 pm meeting
- Pal Joey's Restaurant, 440 E Roosevelt Road, West Chicago, IL
West Chicago Sister Cities meetings are informal, in a "Stammtisch" setting, with good food and conversation. The featured speaker will be Nora Wessels, Foreign Language teacher at Community High School District 94. Ms. Wessels will share her interest in learning German and becoming a German teacher, her experiences in Germany, and her goals for the Community High School District 94 German program. Ms. Wessels teaches German I-IV, sponsors the German Club, and facilitates the exchange program between Simon-Marius Gymnasium in Gunzenhausen, Germany and Community High School. This year Community High School will be hosting German students from mid-March to April 1 and Community High School students will be travelling to Germany in June. Ms. Wessels graduated magna cum laude from North Central College in 2011 with a major in German and a minor in Secondary Education. She studied for a winter semester in Berlin and has visited her host family in Karlsruhe many times. She is an active member of the Northern Illinois chapter of AATG.
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