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language educator

Donna Van Handle, language educator. Named German Teacher of Year, Massachusetts Foreign Language Association, 2001; named one of Outstanding German Educator, American Association Teachers German, 2007; recipient award, Fulbright Association, 1990, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages-FDP-Houghton Mifflin award, American Council Teaching Foreign Languages, 2005, Bundesverdienstkreuz, German Government, 2007.


Handle, Donna Van Daughter of Kathryne Van Handle.


AB, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1974. Master of Arts, University Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1984.


Lecturer German studies Mount Holyoke College, 1983—2000, senior lecturer German studies, since 2000, dean international students, since 2003.


Member of American Association Teachers German (life. Vice president 2000-2003, president 2000-2003, Outstanding German Educator 2007).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, computers.


Kathryne Van Handle. Handle