Barbara Sicot is the Manager of Content and Curriculum for Middlebury Interactive Languages, after having been the French lead writer for three years. This summer will be her 15th summer as a member of the Middlebury French School faculty. A native of France, she received her Doctorat de Civilisation Américaine from Université of Paris IV-Sorbonne and also studied at Yale. She has taught every level from K-12 to university level students with a concentration on French beginners.
Dr. Sicot has taught in the French immersion program of Fairfax County, VA and helped build a French program in a New York private school. She has taught at Mount Holyoke, Yale, and University of Chicago Lab Schools. She collaborated on the "French in Action" method. She has translated several textbooks for Fairfax County and for other organizations ( ACR, International banks....). She is the recipient of the National Honors Society Award for Excellence in Teaching.