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Ms. Teresa Di Martino

Teresa Di Martino began her teaching career in the East Hanover Public School District in 2002 prior to joining the Governor Livingston High School Staff, in 2007, as a World Language Teacher of Italian and French for grades 9-12. In 2010, Ms. Di Martino joined the Columbia Middle School Staff. This year, she will be teaching Italian and French at Columbia Middle School and French II at Governor Livingston High School. In 2014, she applied for and received a BHEF grant for innovative cultural activities to add to the Italian program at CMS and in 2016 and 2017 she received certificates of merit and checks from the Coccia Institute of New Jersey to award ten of her most exemplary students of Italian language and culture. A regular contributor to the Corriere Della Sera online blog "Italians" and an active participant in cultural events sponsored by the Calandra Institute of Italian Studies in New York , Ms. Di Martino graduated with honors from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey, and has dual certification from the State of New Jersey in Italian and French. She was born in Italy and lived in Naples for 23 years prior to coming to the United States on a Rotary Club Scholarship. While living abroad, she spent her summers at La Moubra, International Summer Camp, for 6 weeks/year of French immersion in Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland.

Ms. Di Martino enjoys sharing her love of the Italian and French languages and cultures with her students and her own children at home. You can reach her at: