World Language


The study of foreign language develops proficiencies, knowledge, and attitudes that cannot be acquired through the study of other subjects. Such proficiencies, knowledge and attitudes are essential to understanding the political motivations of other nations and are crucial to appreciating and accepting cultural and individual diversity within the United States.

To attain these proficiencies, knowledge, and attitudes, students should be encouraged to begin foreign language study early in their academic careers. Their foreign language education should continue throughout their entire educational career, with the district making every effort to provide each semester enough teachers credentialed in the target language to accommodate all of the students who enroll for study in that language.


Anna Soberanis Ι World Language Co-Department Chair
(805) 389-7366

Adrienne Denny
(805) 389-6695

Jesus Duran
(805) 389-4699

Francesca Gurney
(805) 436-8527

Heidi Kuehn
(805) 389-4878

Pascual Campos Ι World Language Co-Department Chair
(805) 389-4366

Jochen Maier
(805) 384-4799

Elizabeth Ruiz
(805) 389-6951

Carol Simpson

Christina Stevenson
(805) 278-1555

Irene Sy
(805) 389-6436