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Luisa Narducci O'Gara, Youth School Program Director and instructor of beginner/intermediate A: 3-6; bilingual/advanced A: 3-6. Mother of two young bilingual children was born and raised in Puglia. The youngest of three, her mother was an elementary school teacher and her father was a farmer. Her mother’s love for teaching inspired her to pursue a degree in Education from the University of Firenze. She moved to Minnesota in 2002 and worked as a preschool teacher for St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development. Luisa loves to share her passion for cooking and making homemade pasta - just the way her nonna taught her.

Sabrina Infante, Instructor of Beginner/Intermediate B 7-11; Bilingual/Advanced B 11-17 recently relocated to Minnesota in 2017 with her husband Paolo, and son Luca, who spends Saturday mornings at the ICC bilingual youth classes. While Sabrina’s heart is still in Florence, where she lived for many years, she manages to return almost every summer to see friends and extended family. Sabrina loves sharing her passion for the Italian language and culture with others, and has spent the past 20+ years working with students of all ages. In Italy, Sabrina student taught at the Preschool “Irene” in Pistoia, where she studied the Reggio-Emilia approach to early childhood education, then at the Fortini Preschool in Florence. Since moving to Boston in 2007, Sabrina taught Italian at North Quincy High School, where she created and ran an exchange program with a partner school in Arezzo, Tuscany. Sabrina also holds a doctorate in Italian Literature, and has taught University and Adult Community and Continuing Education for several years, and currently teaches both privately at home and online.


Camilla Severi, Instructor of Beginner/Intermediate C 11-17; Bilingual/Advanced C 7-10Camilla was born and raised in Cesena, Emilia Romagna, by an Italian art historian and an American economist. She attended liceo linguistico a specialized language high school, where she became fluent in French and German as well as being bilingual in English and Italian. She moved from Italy to Minnesota in 2017 to attend university, where she is studying Art and Anthropology. She has taught language and culture classes, as well as worked in educational and cultural institutions in both Italy and the US since 2014. She is passionate about education, travel and cooking, and regularly returns to Italy to visit her family and friends.







 

 
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