Elaine Berard - Coastal Carolina University
In This Section

Elaine Berard

Teaching Associate, French

Contact Elaine Berard
843-349-2506 eberard@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 202

Fall 2023 Office Hours 
Mondays/Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:15am and 1:00 - 2:00pm
or by appointment. 
*Please email for an appointment. 

Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things." - Flora Lewis


Born and raised in Salisbury, NC; lived and taught French in Livermore, CA; married with one adult daughter.


Post Grad University of California, Berkeley
M.A. French/Spanish minor University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
B.A. French University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Interesting Facts

  • Served as Language Department Chair at Granada High School Livermore, CA
  • Class Adviser for 8 years
  • East Bay Foreign Language Project participant
  • Helped develop a communication based language program in Livermore, CA
  • Helped create oral exit exam for language students
  • Led teaching workshops for district language teachers
  • Grader for ETS Praxis exams in French and Spanish

Teaching Areas

French 115, 210