Department Faculty

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Mrs. Cindy Bailey
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High School French
Mr. Michael Bogdan
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Department Chair
High School Spanish
Mrs. Laura LaRose
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High School Spanish
Mrs. Emily Mater
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Middle School French
Ms. Amy Necci
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Middle School Spanish
Mrs. Kelly Roberts Satzler
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High School Spanish
Mrs. Katherin Slentz
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High School Spanish

  • Our French program was recognized as an "Exemplary Program with Honors" by the American Association of Teachers of French in 2018 and 2020. We are the first program in Pennsylvania to receive this recognition.
  • The department was named a Commended Program by the Shippensburg University School Study Council in spring 2014.
  • We offer students the opportunity to participate in the National Spanish Exam and Le Grand Concours; many have placed in the top 10 in our region. Additionally, we have received a first place school prize and many individual student awards at the Shippensburg University Modern Language Competition.
  • The first and only two National Board Certified teachers in the district are members of our department. This certification is held by less than 3% of teachers nationwide and less than 25 language teachers in Pennsylvania.
  • We often lead trips abroad in the summer, offering our students the opportunity to interact with the cultures and languages that they are studying.
  • We have lived or studied in numerous Francophone and Hispanic regions including:
    • Argentina
    • Costa Rica
    • Cuba
    • France
    • Guatemala
    • Mexico
    • Puerto Rico
    • Quebec
    • Spain