Teachers

Mario Barrucci, Jr.

The son of Italian immigrants, Mario has understood and spoken Italian for his whole life. He is a faculty member in the World Languages Department at the St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, where he teaches Italian and Spanish. He has acted as both a Lead Teacher for new faculty members and a Cooperating Teacher for Student Teachers for local universities, and was the Department Head for World Languages in 2017-2018. He has traveled extensively in Italy, Spain, and Mexico, and enjoys bringing his real-life experiences to the classroom.

Danilo Secchiaroli

Danilo was born and raised in Rome and has long been passionate about teaching Italian as a foreign language. He is currently an adjunct professor of Italian at the Community College of Philadelphia, and an Italian professor at Holy Family University. He aims to use the communicative approach of learning a foreign language, in which students can think critically about their vocabulary choices and then apply their knowledge in real-life situations.

Mario Barrucci, Jr.

The son of Italian immigrants, Mario has understood and spoken Italian for his whole life. He is a faculty member in the World Languages Department at the St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, where he teaches Italian and Spanish. He has acted as both a Lead Teacher for new faculty members and a Cooperating Teacher for Student Teachers for local universities, and was the Department Head for World Languages in 2017-2018. He has traveled extensively in Italy, Spain, and Mexico, and enjoys bringing his real-life experiences to the classroom.

Danilo Secchiaroli

Danilo was born and raised in Rome and has long been passionate about teaching Italian as a foreign language. He is currently an adjunct professor of Italian at the Community College of Philadelphia, and an Italian professor at Holy Family University. He aims to use the communicative approach of learning a foreign language, in which students can think critically about their vocabulary choices and then apply their knowledge in real-life situations.

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