Donald Doehla

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Berkeley World Language Project

Don Doehla taught French for 36 years at Vallejo High School (22 years), and at Vintage High School in Napa (14 years), before retiring June of 2017. He taught all levels of French, from first year through AP. He served as an instructional coach at both schools, for a total of 22 years, lending literacy development support to colleagues in all content areas. BWLP began as the East Bay Foreign Language Project in 1987, and Don was part of the original cohort of participants. Two years later, he joined the leadership team as a presenter. He has been with the project ever since, and has served as Co-Director of the project since 2014. Don has an MA in French and Francophone Studies, from UC Santa Barbara, and a BA in French from UC Berkeley. He is a National Board Certified Teacher, and a member of CLTA, ACTFL, AATF, ASCD, and various other organizations. He is a writer and facilitator for, and Director of the annual CLTA-CWLP Summer Seminar.  

Areas of Focus: Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL), Assessment, Literacy Development in First and Second Language Acquisition, Use of Authentic Resources, Standards-Based Unit and Lesson Design, Instructional Technology, Instructional Coaching  

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