Plan A

MONDAY NOV 28, 2022:

There is a Power Outage today, therefore our school is running on Plan A today.

  • All classes are cancelled.
  • All evening events are cancelled.
  • The lunch menu of the cafeteria may change for the remainder of this week. You will see the current menu on our website once school reopens.

Nachdem es einen Stromausfall gibt, gilt heute an unserer Schule Plan A.

  • Der Unterricht fällt vollständig aus.
  • Es finden keine Abendveranstaltungen statt.
  • Bei unvorhergesehenem Unterrichtsausfall ändert sich meistens der Speiseplan der Cafeteria für den Rest der Woche. Den aktuellen Speiseplan finden Sie auf unserer Website, wenn die Schule wieder geöffnet ist.


GLC - German Language Courses

The GLC offers German courses for children ages 3 and up, teens, and adults at all proficiency levels. While increasing your communicative and intercultural competence you will improve your German language proficiency with the assistance of our highly qualified and motivated German instructors.

We have around 500 students visit our beautiful campus in Potomac, Maryland on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings. The GLC was awarded the prestigious Center of Excellence Award by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) and was named a PASCH school by the German Secretary of State. Furthermore, in cooperation and under the supervision of the German Educational Ministry, the GLC administers a variety of German language exams, such as the "Deutsches Sprachdiplom I/II" and the "Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit A1/A2".The AATG National German Exams for High School Students are also offered by the GLC.
Here you can take a look at our exam schedule.

Our classes are divided into three groups to accommodate all language learners on all proficiency levels:

• German for beginners
• German as a second language
• German as a first language (native speakers)

Click here for a list of Coursedescriptions

At our school learning German is fun! Next to German classes of very high standards, parents and students get to spend some quality time in our extensive libraries. You will be invited to take part in our many cultural events, such as the Oktoberfest with 5K- and 1K-run, St. Martin's Parade, German Christmas Market, Christmas Party, and much more.

We would be delighted to welcome you and your family to our school.

Kerstin Hopkins

> Welcoming Speech for the 40th Anniversary of the German Language Courses