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Rita Lew

Adjunct Faculty

Departments: PSEO – YEAH


  • M.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Professional Experience:

  • Has taught at the university and high school levels.  She is currently an adjunct professor at North Central University, Minneapolis, MN.
  • She has written a foreign language curriculum for homeschoolers and has taught Spanish classes for home school co-ops.
  • Her study in Spain and travels to Mexico and Guatemala have given her extensive first-hand experience with the Spanish language and culture.
  • She has written and published Patterns for Communication: Spanish (Beaver’s Pond Press, 2004), a Spanish language program designed specifically for home educators.
  • She has spoken at MACHE and MHA conferences on teaching foreign language in home school and her article “foreign Language in Your Home School” was featured in “Homeschooling Today” magazine.
  • She and her husband have five children that they home educated from 1984 through graduation.
  • She currently serves on the YEAH Board of Directors and has tutored at The Academy since 1999.