Plas, Cathy

Cathy Plas
French Teacher, Academic Services Coordinator
Teaches: 
  • Foreign Languages
Tel.: 
(802) 583-1765

Cathy majored in French at Arizona State University and took classes in France at the Université de Lyon II.  She then went on to earn her Master of Science in Secondary Education at the State University of New York at Albany.  Before coming to GMVS, Cathy taught French in the Schoharie Central School District where she reinvigorated the French program and developed a curriculum based on NY state and National Standards for Foreign Language.  A graduate of the Rassias Foundation’s Accelerated Language Program at Dartmouth College, Cathy brings with her an enthusiasm for linguistics and culturally-based learning.

 

Education

B.A. French, Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude
French Language and Culture Studies, Université de Lyon II, France
Recipient of Alliance Française Award - Phoenix Branch, for excellence in French Studies
Participant in Rassias Accelerated Language Program 2008
M.S. Secondary Education, French, SUNY Albany

Professional Background
Middle and High School French teacher, Schoharie NY Central School District 2008-2010
Master Teacher, Dartmouth Accelerated Language Camp, Kimball Union Academy 2011
Drill Instructor, Rassias Accelerated Language Program, Dartmouth College 2012