Florence Falloux, a native French speaker born in Diourbel, Sénégal, spent her childhood living between Sénégal, France and the United States. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Ethnology and a master's degree in Second Language Acquisition, both from the University of Maryland. Florence has been an educator since graduation, first as a French Immersion teacher in elementary and middle school, and later as a French high school teacher.
Currently a French teacher for Montgomery County Public School in Maryland, Florence is dedicated to having her students interact with authentic materials for the purpose of acquiring communication skills, cultivating a love for the French language and exploring French-speaking cultures. A practitioner of student-centered instruction, she strives to see her student gain confidence in their language proficiency by exploring engaging material at their own pace.