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Dr. Silke Wehner Franco

Silke Wehner Franco has taught German at Churchill Junior High School and East Brunswick High School since 2002. A native of Germany, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Münster in Germany. Her studies included European Ethnology/ German Studies, Art History, and Romance Languages, and she has published and edited books about German-American immigration history. Before coming to New Jersey, she taught at the secondary and post-secondary level in Mexico City, Washington. D.C., and Richmond, Virginia (University of Richmond), and also for ten years at Rutgers University.

Dr. Wehner Franco currently teaches German 3 at Churchill Junior HS and German 5H, German 6H and AP German Language and Culture at the High School. She enjoys sharing her love of the German language and culture with her students and is very lucky to witness their progress from the beginner level to AP-level German.

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