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Foreign language educator

Rudolph Masciantonio, American foreign language educator. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania. La Salle University scholar, University Pa scholar, Temple University scholar; Shedd grantee.


Masciantonio, Rudolph was born on September 28, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rudolph and Mildred (Baldino) Masciantonio.


Bachelor maxima cum laude, La Salle University, 1961. Master of Arts in Classical Language, University Pennsylvania, 1966. Doctor of Education, Temple University, 1978.

Certified, American Academy, Rome, 1969.


Latin, Spanish, French and social studies teacher, Veterinary Memorial Junior High School, Camden, New Jersey, 1962-1963; Latin teacher, South Philadelphia High School, 1963-1967; curriculum writer for Latin and Greek, South Philadelphia High School, 1968; Latin teacher, Mitchell School, Harrington School, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1969-1970; from department head to curriculum specialist foreign language, Pennsylvania School District, 1971-1979; assistant director foreign language education, Pennsylvania School District, 1979-1983; director foreign language education, Pennsylvania School District, 1984-1994. Board directors N.E. Conference on Teaching Foreign Language. Substitute teacher Latin, English, social studies School District Philadelphia, 1962, coordinator interdisciplinary classical humanities project.

Faculty advisor Baltimore City College High School. Faculty visitor Valhala High School, Creve Coeur High School. Instructor Temple University, summer 1972.

Staff humanist Institute on Ancient and Modern Studies, summer 1973. Adjunct Professor, consultant classics CUNY, Brooklyn, 1981-1982. Consultant, evaluator Westminster Latin Institute, 1983-1984.

Consultant and speaker in field.


  • Certified teacher, Pennsylvania.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman Committee Classics in Great Cities Schools, 1972-1982. Member Modern Language Association Philadelphia, National Association for Bilingual Education, Classical Association Atlantic States (past president), American Classical League (committee member), Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages International, American Association for the Advancement Humanities (past board directors), American Philological Association, American Council Teaching Foreign Languages (advisory council, journal. consultant), Pennsylvania Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages East., National Faculty for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania Classical Association (past president), Pennsylvania Association for Bilingual Education, Philadelphia Association School Administrators (professional improvement joint committee member, human relations committee member, publication committee member, negotions committee member), Philadelphia Classical Society (special consultant to executive committee).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, swimming, hiking, classical music.


Rudolph Masciantonio

Mildred (Baldino) Masciantonio