Instructor

Rita Schaffer

Position: 

Italian Cont Begs Level 3, Italian Cont Begs Level 4 Instructor

Rita taught Spanish & Italian in the NYC and Rockland county schools for 15 years, retiring in 2008. She continued to teach through continuing education in Katonah, NY. She has participated in cultural exchanges in Italy ans also co-authored a bilingual poetry book, Beautiful Italy - La Bella Italia. In addition to teaching at Founders Hall, Rita acts in various community theater groups, sings in chorales and is a part of the rotating cast of "The Gong Show" in NYC.