Phone: 815- 588-8532

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Degrees and Certifications:

University of Illinois - B.A. Teaching of French Aurora University - M.A. Educational Leadership

Ms. Anne Lee - Department Chair

French 1-4; Spanish 1-2

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Ghandi


Phone: 815-588-8529

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Degrees and Certifications:

University of Illinois, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Northwestern University, Master of Science in Education and Social Policy Governors State University, Master of Arts in Educational Administration

Ms. Karla Button

Japanese 1, 2, 3, AP and Spanish 1

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." - Lao Tzu

 


Phone: 815-588-8617

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Degrees and Certifications:

The University of Iowa- Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a Spanish endorsement and Secondary Education endorsement

Ms. Megan Connolly

Spanish 1 and Spanish 2

Hoy es un buen dia para tener un gran dia.

Ve donde te sientas mas vivo.


Phone: 815-588-8524

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA- World Language Education MS- Teaching and Learning MS- Administrative and Teacher Leadership

Ms. Kelly Fetherling

Spanish 1, 2, 3

“Planta tu propio jardín y decora tu propia alma, en lugar de esperar a que alguien te traiga flores” —Jorge Luis Borges


...which translates to, “Plant your own garden, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers”


Phone: 815-588-8638

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Degrees and Certifications:

DePaul University: Bachelor of Arts- World Language Education Spanish, K-12 Concordia University Chicago: Master of Arts- Educational Technology, Curriculum & Instruction

Ms. Gina Lupo

Spanish I & II

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? ~ Frida Kahlo


Phone: 815-588-8273

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Degrees and Certifications:

Elmhurst College (BA French Secondary Education)/ Concordia University (MA Education in Leadership)

Ms. Daniela Malczewski

French 1, French 2, French 3, AP French and Language, AP French Literature, ESL English 1 and 2, Spanish 1 and 2

Everyone is architect of his own future!


Phone: 815-588-8704

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Degrees and Certifications:

University of Iowa - BA in Spanish University of Iowa - MA in Teaching, Leadership and Cultural Competency

Ms. Kayla Marbach

Spanish 2 and 3

There's nothing better than being able to do something today that you couldn't do yesterday. Always keep learning!

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” - Nelson Mandela


Phone: 815-588-8527

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education - Illinois State University Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction -University of St. Francis

Ms. Kathleen Matejcak

Spanish 3 and Spanish 4

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

 


Phone: 815-588-8535

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Spanish Language and Literature Northern Illinois University M.S. Ed., Guidance and Counseling Northern Illinois University Certified English Language Learner Teacher University of St. Francis Certified Reading Teacher University of St. Francis

Ms. Kathy Pratt

Spanish 1, Spanish 3, Spanish 4, AP Spanish Language and Culture

"Yo no estudio para saber más sino para ignorar menos.” Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
"I don't study in order to know more but to be ignored less."

"Always be a first rate version of yourself, instead of a second rate version of someone else."  Judy Garland

 


Phone: 815-588-8662

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bradley University- Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education- Spanish Major/ German Minor; DePaul University- Master of Arts in Education, Bilingual Bicultural Education; University of St. Francis-Master of Science in Education- Teaching and Learning Reading

Ms. Andrea Quintanar

Spanish 1-4; Spanish for Heritage Learners; Ap Spanish Literature and Culture

"Ayudar al que lo necesita no sólo es parte del deber, sino de la felicidad." -José Martí

To help is not only part of our duty, but also our happiness.- José Martí


Phone: 815-588-8630

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in the Teaching of Spanish with an ESL Endorsement from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Master's Degree in Educational Technology from Concordia University Chicago

Ms. Ada Ramirez

Spanish 1 and 2

"Y todo, como el diamante, antes que luz es carbón"- José Martí

 


Phone: 815-588-8707

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Degrees and Certifications:

Illinois State University- B.A in Spanish Language & Literature, Northern Illinois University- Educator Licensure Program

Ms. Juliana Rutz

Spanish I & Spanish II

"At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can." - Frida Kahlo


Phone: 815-588-8498

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Degrees and Certifications:

Illinois State University B.S Deaf Education Governors State University M.A. Multicategorical Special Education Harper College Interpreter Certificate

Ms. Missy Schmook

American Sign Language 1 and 2

"Deaf people can do anything hearing people can, except hear. Dr. I King Jordan

Life is about choices. There is consequence to choice. Take a good look in the mirror and see who is responsible for all your choices and actions. 


Phone: 815-588-8528

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Degrees and Certifications:

University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign BA in French Secondary Education Governors State University - MA in Educational Administration

Ms. Tina Sochacki

French 1-AP

"When educating the minds of the youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts." Dalai Lama


Phone: 815-588-8525

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Degrees and Certifications:

"BA Communications Northern Illinois University Teaching Certification North Central College MA Administration Governors State University

Ms. Cheryl Sorensen

Spanish and Sign Language

Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going. —Rita Mae Brown

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. – Helen Keller


Phone: 815-588-8536

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Degrees and Certifications:

North Central College, B.A.--English & German Illinois State University, M.A.--English Elmhurst College, Teaching Certification

Ms. Janet Stock

German 1, 2, 3, and AP

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Phone: 815-588-8523

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Degrees and Certifications:

Illinois State University- B.A. Spanish Education St. Xavier University- M.A. Teaching and Leadership

Ms. Kimberley Zagotta

Spanish 3, Spanish 4  

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."  Ralph Waldo Emerson