World Language


Lorenzo Rubio
Department Chair

Yihua Chou
Chinese Teacher
Li Li
Chinese Teacher
Suzanne Hamidi
French Teacher

Joanna Kacprzynska
French Teacher

Ruth Miller
French Teacher
Tamar Mishigian
French Teacher
Lindsay Wyffels
French Teacher
Jennifer Buono
Italian & EL Teacher
Allison Aupperle
Spanish & EL Teacher

Catherine Disterheft
Spanish Teacher

Lisa Scola
Spanish Teacher
Elizabeth Knoch
Spanish Teacher
Beth Leidolf
Spanish Teacher
Eduvijes Martinez
Spanish Teacher
Denise McGowan
Spanish Teacher
Jordan Stopka
Spanish Teacher
Brenda Morales
Spanish Teacher
Kelley Rodriguez
Spanish Teacher &
Instructional Coach
Tania Candelaria
EL Secretary
Michele Carlson
Bilingual Social Studies Teacher
Kevin Forsythe
EL Teacher
Erendira Loza Navarro
Bilingual Parent Liaison
Rebecca Mladic-Morales
EL Teacher


2020 World Language Honorary Society Virtual Ceremony

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World Language & EL news

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: As Seal of Biliteracy testing for seniors was completed in February, Seal testing for underclassmen in the Spring has been cancelled. The next testing date will occur in the Fall of 2020.
  • Check out the World Language Department Chair's Presentation for a quick explanation of our course offerings at York as well as answers to the question: Why take World Language?

State seal of biliteracy

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The Seal of Biliteracy test for UNDERCLASSMEN will take place after spring break in april. Stay tuned for more details!


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