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Foreign language educator

Janet Louise Bell Bettler, American foreign language educator. License secondary teacher in English and French, Indiana. Recipient National Endowment of the Humanities grants Indiana University, Bloomington, 1964, Ohio State University, 1977, Purdue University, 1980; named Presbyterian Junior Year Abroad, Presbyterian Church, Grenoble, 1960-1961.


Bettler, Janet Louise Bell was born on April 14, 1940 in New Castle, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Richard Mahlon and Eleanor Pauline (Kelsey) Bell.


Student, University de Grenoble, France, 1961. Bachelor cum laude, Hanover College, 1962. Master of Arts in Teaching, Indiana University, 1964.

Postgraduate, Sorbonne, 1966.


Graduate assistant, department of French Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1962-1964. Teacher Odon (Indiana) High School, 1964-1965. Laboratory school instructor, department of education Indiana University, Bloomington, 1965-1966.

Teacher, department chair, coordinator Foreign Language in Elementary Schools Greenfield (Indiana)-Center High School, since 1974. Instructor, remedial English, math, algebra Indiana Vocational Technology Institute, Indianapolis, 1988-1991. Member task force French proficiencies, special consultant Department of Education, State of Indiana, Indianapolis, 1986-1988, French textbook reviewer, 1990, French proficiencies tester, since 1990, fogn. language teacher training cadre, since 1994.


  • License secondary teacher in English and French, Indiana.


God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.


The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.


Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.


Member Ethnic Hoosiers, Indianapolis, 1991. Member National Education Association, American Association Teachers French (past secretary Indiana chapter), Indiana State Foreign Language Teachers Association (nominating committee), Classroom Teachers Association (scholarship chair), Delta Kappa Gamma (past treasurer local chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing organ, conducting student tours ot Europe, Frenchcooking.


Married Alan Raymond Bettler, August 16, 1964 (divorced January 1975). 1 child, William Robert.

Richard Mahlon Bell

Eleanor Pauline (Kelsey) Bell

Alan Raymond Bettler

William Robert Bettler