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Meet the passionate team who is dedicated to advancing world language teaching and learning in the U.S. by creating authentic content and innovative technology while providing exemplary customer support to language teachers and students.
Meet the passionate team who is dedicated to advancing world language teaching and learning in the U.S. by creating authentic content and innovative technology while providing exemplary customer support to language teachers and students.

Tomasz Cebrat

Operations Manager
tcebrat@klettwl.com

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Tomasz Cebrat, Operations Manager, was born and raised in Poland, obtained History degrees from Northwestern University and Washington University in St. Louis, has lived in Britain, studied at Sciences Po in Paris, and conducted extensive research in Israel. Besides Polish and English, Tomasz speaks French, Spanish, Hebrew, and German. He is committed to enabling teachers, students, and his colleagues to succeed and flourish across boundaries.

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Anett Rollin

Operations Specialist
arollin@klettwl.com

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Anett Rollin, Operations Specialist, is a German native and joins us with a thorough understanding and appreciation of the foreign language learning community. In her previous role as a German Language Program Coordinator she honed her attentiveness to the needs of young and adult students but more importantly: to the needs of teachers who she considers the core of each class and program.

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Alexis Pinzon

Administrative Assistant
apinzon@klettwl.com

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Alexis Pinzon, Administrative Assistant, is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where she studied International and Area Studies and Spanish. Alexis is an advocate and champion of real-life language learning thanks to her experiences in Spain, Chile, and Switzerland. Alexis is passionate about the importance of intercultural relations, cultural diplomacy and being a global citizen. Alexis speaks Spanish, French and some Tagalog.

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Aneesh Venkata

Educational Technology Manager
avenkata@klettwl.com

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Aneesh Venkata, Educational Technology Manager, is passionate about using technology to improve learning experiences. His experience includes working for a large education non-profit organization, web development, curriculum design, and teaching high school mathematics. A native New-Yorker, he has degrees from Amherst College (BA) and Relay Graduate School of Education (MAT). He is dedicated to finding innovative digital solutions.

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Tyler William Johnson

Educational Technology Specialist
tjohnson@klettwl.com

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Tyler Johnson, Educational Technology Specialist, completed an M.A in German Language. He has taught German at the elementary and intermediate levels in the college setting, been a college Senator, and worked and studied in Germany. He is excited to work with all language learners and professionals with Klett World Language's diverse pedagogical mission.

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Hanne Sinclair

Adoptions Manager
hsinclair@klettwl.com

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Hanne Sinclair, Adoptions Manager, is a veteran educator with nearly 20 years of experience in the classroom and with administration. With an M.S. in Spanish Language Education, her practical experience includes teaching, developing curriculum, and administering educational programs for Spanish L2 Learners and for Heritage Students. A native Spanish speaker born in Mexico, Hanne is a passionate advocate for mulilingual and muliticultural education.

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Helene B.Rhodes

Senior Sales Team Manager
hrhordes@klettwl.com

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Helene B. Rhodes, Senior Sales Team Manager, has been a foreign language and ESL teacher both here and abroad. Her respect for cross-cultural exchanges, as well as extensive management and organizational skills, help to serve our clients with excellence. Helene ensures that customer service is the highest of priorities as she extrapolates from her background in teaching, public presentations, financial planning, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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Dr. Kathryn Miner

Lead French, German, and Italian Language Consultant
kminer@klettwl.com

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Dr. Kathryn Miner, Lead French, German, and Italian Language Consultant, holds a Ph.D. in French from Emory University, where she taught French language courses for 7 years. She has also worked for the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, partnering with cultural institutions and Alliance Française chapters across the Southeast. At KWL, Kathryn enjoys helping educators find materials tailored to their specific program goals and needs.

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Kathrin Frenzel-Luke

Higher Ed German Language Program Consultant

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Kathrin Frenzel-Luke, Higher Ed German Program Consultant, received her M.A. in Second Language Acquisition from the Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany. Her passion for sharing the German language and culture with others has led her to teaching German to all age groups and language levels. She spent the last 6 years teaching at The Ohio State University, where she assisted the Language Program Director as well as acting as Peer Coordinator.

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Ryan Knott

K-12 German Program Consultant
rknott@klettwl.com

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Ryan Knott, K-12 German Program Consultant, is passionate about the intersection of learning and language. With a BA in German and MEd in Elementary Education, he has taught in classrooms ranging from preschool to high school in both urban and international settings. Ryan is always thrilled to collaborate with colleagues and clients to facilitate transformative educational experiences.

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Dr. Teresa Sabbioni

Italian Program Consultant
tsabbioni@klettwl.com

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Dr. Maria Teresa Bonfatti Sabbioni, Italian Program Consultant is a native of Northern Italy. She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a focus on second language acquisition and bilingualism. She worked Italian Government, promoting Italian writers in the US. At Klett WL, she is excited to combine her passion for language teaching and learning at the college level, with her experience in marketing.

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Aisha Khan

Lead Spanish Program Consultant
akhan@klettwl.com

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Aisha Khan, Lead Spanish Program Consultant, taught and designed curricula for novice to advanced Spanish classes for 11 years. With an M.Ed in K-12 Teaching and Learning, a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S. in Psychology, Aisha believes culture and language learning positively influence students’ development into global citizens. Having studied and worked in Spain, she is passionate about building language proficiency through cross-cultural learning experiences.

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Rosalinda Freeman

Spanish Language Program Consultant
rfreeman@klettwl.com

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Rosalinda Freeman, is a veteran Spanish language teacher with twenty years' experience. She is the founder of Magnus Language Institute, which provides language services in Phoenix, AZ. Rosi has a B.A. in European Studies and an M.A. in Spanish Linguistics. As a native Spanish-speaker, she is committed to building real-life language-learning for students of all levels.

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Kristi O'Connor

K-12 Spanish Program Consultant koconnor@klettwl.com

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Kristi O'Connor, Northeast K-12 Spanish Program Consultant, has 7 years of teaching high school Spanish. Having received her B.A. in Spanish from WCSU, and her Masters in Education from Sacred Heart University has allowed her to continue her love for language learning. She has experience in curriculum writing as well as professional development presentations, and is very passionate about supporting teachers inside and out of the classroom.

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Katie Mickel

K-12 Spanish Language Consultant
kmickel@klettwl.com

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Katie Mickel, Spanish Program Consultant, received her M.A. in Hispanic Studies with a Spanish Linguistics concentration and was a college-level Spanish instructor for 7 years. With a strong background in SLA, Katie is passionate about creating classroom experiences that motivate, engage and inspire language learners through real-world application and authentic materials. She looks forward to empowering and supporting educators in this effort as part of the KWL team.

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Dr. Sara Stefanich

Higher Ed Spanish Language Consultant
sstefanich@klettwl.com

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Dr. Sara Stefanich, Higher Ed Spanish Program Consultant, holds a PhD in Spanish Linguistics with a focus on Bilingualism and Language Acquisition from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Having taught Spanish for 10+ years and served as a Language Program Coordinator, she believes strongly in the power of the language classroom to provide transformative learning experiences as well as foster an environment for social and linguistic justice.

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Camila Wede

Marketing Coordinator
cwede@klettwl.com

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Camila Wede, Marketing Coordinator, recently finished her undergraduate degree in political science, from Northwestern College. She honed her design skills through various art styles including theater, which allowed her to travel across the United States and to Ethiopia. Having studied language and culture in school, she is looking forward to fostering and promoting foreign language education through Klett World Languages.

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