Ask The Experts: Bilinguial Schools


Have you heard about bilingual education but want to know more? Are you considering a French immersion or bilingual school for your child? Should you? Find out more, and have the opportunity to ask the experts on this subject questions live, from 11am to noon on November 4th, on our Facebook page. 


What: the benefits of a bilingual education and the french immersion option in New Orleans


When: Wednesday, November 4th, 11am –12 pm.


Where: on the nolababy & family facebook page


Who: The Principal and Assistant Principal of Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle Orleans


Meet our Experts:
Pauline Dides is from Toulouse, France. She has a degree in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering. She holds a French teaching certification, “Professeur des écoles”, and was a French School director in Bordeaux for 2 years. She moved to New Orleans in 2006 and joined Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans as a Preschool pedagogical director before becoming Principal of Ecole Bilingue in 2009.



Pierre-Loic Denichou is from Leuhan, France in the Brittany region.  He was educated and received his French diploma “Professeur des écoles” in 2001. Denichou was the director of a French elementary school for 4 years before moving to Bolivia where he was a French teacher for 2 years. In 2007, he served as a teacher and then in 2013 as the Academic Coordinator for preschool to eighth grade at Lycee International of Los Angeles before joining Ecole Bilingue in 2015 as Assistant Principal.
Founded in 1998, Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is fully accredited through the 8th grade by the French Ministry of Education.  Find out more about the school, it’s mission, history and accreditation here

For informative articles from the New York Times, BBC, and NPR on Bilingualism and its advantages, click here.

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