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Ann Charlotte Wintergerst, American language educator. Recipient Recognition award National Association Bilingual Education Council for World Languages and Cultures, 2000.


Wintergerst, Ann Charlotte was born on March 11, 1950 in Memmingen, Bavaria, Germany. Daughter of Martin and Charlotte Frieda (Denk) Wintergerst. came to the United States, 1958.


Bachelor summa cum laude, St. John's University, 1972. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1978. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1981.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1989.


Teaching fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1972-1973. Language arts teacher Our Lady Miraculous Medal School, Ridgewood, New York, 1973-1981. Associate teacher Columbia University, New York City, 1978-1982.

From assistant professor to associate professor St. John's University, Queens, New York, 1981—2005, professor, since 2005, director English as Second Language, 1986—1991. Consultant Educational Testing Service, Oakland, California, 1989-1999, Board Regents New York State, Albany, 1992-1995, St. Martin's Press, New York City, 1993-1995, United Nations, New York City, 1994-1995, 96-97.Inst. International Education, since 2008.



Member Democratic National Committee, Washington, since 1990. Member New York State Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (officer, 1st vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996, immediate past president 1996-1997, James A. Lydon Distinguished Service award, 1998, Outstanding Teacher in Higher Education award 2003), New York State Council Languages (officer, president 1988-1990), International Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (higher education chair 1993-1994, officer).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: soprano in Diocesan choir, German folkdancer, traveling, bowling, skiing.


Martin Wintergerst

Charlotte Frieda (Denk) Wintergerst