Italian School Faculty
Anna Clara Ionta, Loyola University Chicago, Laurea in Classical Studies from University of Rome "La Sapienza" and the DITALS Certification (Certificato in Didattica dell' Italiano a Stranieri) from the Università per Stranieri di Siena, Italy. She started teaching in the US as a visiting lecturer of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1987. She taught various level language, culture and literature courses at Northwestern University (1987-1989) and at Loyola University from 1987 to 1998. Since 1998, she has been teaching at Loyola University Chicago. Since 1991 she has been an active developer of multimedia presentations related to teaching Italian and co-authored two Italian language books for children and young adults.