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language educator

Mary McDermott Castro, American language educator. Named Outstanding Teacher, North Carolina General Assembly, 1994, 1996. Member of Southeastern Council Latin American Studies, Foreign Language Association North Carolina, American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages, North Carolina State University Academy Outstanding Teachers (life).

Background

Castro, Mary McDermott was born on April 13, 1952 in East Liverpool, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert James and Elizabeth Costello McDermott.

Education

Bachelor, Seton Hill, 1974. Master of Arts, Ohio University, 1976.

Career

Teacher Spanish, Mercyhurst Preparatory School, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1976—1978. Lecturer in Spanish, University Minnesota, Duluth, 1979. Teaching assistant in English, University Pittsburgh, 1979.

Teaching assistant in Spanish, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1980—1983. Lecturer in Spanish, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1984—1990, University North Carolina, Charlotte, since 1990. Director of Spanish language & culture in Costa Rica program University North Carolina, Charlotte, since 1993, Sigma Delta Pi advisor, 1995—2005.

Instructor English, Institute Anglo-Mexicano, Jalapa, Mexico, 1982.

Membership

Member of Southeastern Council Latin American Studies, Foreign Language Association North Carolina, American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages, North Carolina State University Academy Outstanding Teachers (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dog breeding.

Connections

1 child Sarah Elizabeth.

father:
Robert James

mother:
Elizabeth Costello McDermott

child:
Sarah Elizabeth Castro