Toni Theisen

Loveland High School
Loveland, Colorado

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Toni Theisen-Bio

Toni Theisen, the 2013 ACTFL President and the 2009 ACTFL Teacher of the Year, teaches French at Loveland High School in Loveland, Colorado where she is also the district WL Curriculum Representative. Theisen is a National Board Certified Teacher with a M.A. in Foreign Language Teaching and a M. A. in Education of Diverse Learners. She is also a Google Certified teacher.

Very active in the foreign language profession, Theisen has presented many workshops, keynotes and webinars for national, regional, and state conferences and has authored articles on Multiple Intelligences, Differentiated Instruction and Technology for the 21st century learner. Theisen presented “Activating Communication” as part of the first ACTFL Webinar series and also presented at the 2011 LARC STARTALK Institute at San Diego State University.

Theisen has participated on many committees including the revision of the World Languages teacher standards for licensure. She chaired the 2009 revision of the Colorado World Languages Academic Standards. She served on the committee for the National Board for Professional Teacher Standards in 2000 and was the co-chair for the revision committee of the NBPTS Teacher Standards for WLOE in 2009. Most recently she chaired the ACTFL 21st Century Skills Map committee in collaboration with the Partnership for 21st Century Learning.

Toni served as President of the Colorado Congress of Foreign Teachers in 1988-89. As an ACTFL Executive Board member from 2001-2005, Toni served as the program chair for the 2004 and 2005 conferences. She was the Local Chair for the CSC, SWCOLT and CCFLT Joint Conference in 1988 and the Program Chair for the 1991 Central States Conference.

Toni has received many honors including the ACTFL Nelson Brooks Award for the Teaching of Culture, The Colorado Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the SWCOLT Excellence in Teaching Award and the Genevieve Overman Memorial Service Award from the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers.


ACTFL 2009 National Foreign Language Teacher
ACTFL 2009 National Foreign Language Teacher info

Toni Theisen's Wikispaces

Class wikis
Professional wikis
French4Students'wikispaces as their online portfolios
Loveland, CO-La Réole,France
Loveland, CO-Matamata, New Zealand French wiki
Les Jeux Olympiques
Global Valentine Project
Toni Theisen conference wikispace
World Languages Tech
World Languages and the 3 modes
ACTFL Tech 2009
ACTFL Tech 2010
ACTFL Webinar 2010 Theisen
ACTFL World Languages P-12 Skills Map
Thompson K-5 Spanish
Thompson School District World Languages Curriculum
WL-Thompson School District Tech.
Becoming: A Collaborative Project
Global competency
LHS-BestBuy Collaborative Wiki

Coney, my adopted wiener dog.

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