Dr. Kristin Hoyt is Associate Professor of French and Foreign Language Education and FLED Baccalaureate Program Coordinator. She teaches FLED methods courses for both the Baccalaureate and Alternative Teacher Preparation undergraduate programs as well as the FLED MAT program. She also teaches various levels of undergraduate French.
Dr. Hoyt has prior K-12 teaching experience and has worked extensively with pre-service and in-service language teachers, as well as international visiting educators teaching foreign language in US schools. As she continues in this work, much of her current outreach focuses on supporting professional exchange with foreign language teachers in P-12 schools and strengthening P-16 partnerships in and around metro Atlanta through collaboration.
Dr. Hoyt is engaged in ongoing classroom-based research related to advancing intercultural competence in language learners and has presented and published on her work. In conjunction with her scholarly interests related to social justice, she serves as co-chair of the Standard 4 Action Team (SAT4) on Diversity. All of KSU’s teacher preparation programs, comprised within the PTEU, are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Diversity Standard is among six standards that undergird and guide accountability for the work of the PTEU.