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Secondary education educator

Diana Joan Lynch-Firca, American Secondary education educator. Certified art, Italian, elementary education teacher. Member New Jersey Education Association, National Art Education Association, Foreign Language Educators New Jersey, Guild Creative Art, Art Educators New Jersey.

Background

Lynch-Firca, Diana Joan was born on September 7, 1954 in Kearny, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph Daniel and Eleanor L. Lynch.

Education

Bachelor in Art History and Italian, University Colorado, 1976. Master of Arts in Art History, Rosary College at Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts (Italy), River Forest, Illinois, 1979. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Academy Fine Arts, Milan, Venice, Bari, Italy, 1987.

Certified in English as foreign language, International House, London, 1990. Postgraduate, Monmouth College, 1991. Postgraduate, Kean College.

Career

Teacher English as foreign language, American Institute, Florence, Italy, 1978-1979;teacher English as foreign language, British School, Venice, 1984-1985;teacher English as foreign language, American Language Center, Matera, Italy, 1986-1990;lecturer English, U. Institute Modern Language, Milan, 1980-1984;lecturer English, U. Studi di Bari, 1985-1990;teacher Italian, Matawan Regional High School, Aberdeen, New Jersey, since 1991. Teacher art and English as Second Language, American School, Montagnola, Switzerland, summers 1983-1989. Teacher English as foreign language Lord Byron College, London, summer 1990, Anglo Continental West Long Branch, New Jersey, since 1990.

Member adjunct faculty English as Second Language, fine art and art history Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified art, Italian, elementary education teacher.

Membership

Member New Jersey Education Association, National Art Education Association, Foreign Language Educators New Jersey, Guild Creative Art, Art Educators New Jersey.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, photography, languages, Irish dancing, music.

Connections

Married John Nicholas Firca, December 18, 1993.

father:
Joseph Daniel

mother:
Eleanor L. Lynch

spouse:
John Nicholas Firca