Welcome to Mrs. Hittinger's French and ESL Website!
You will find many valuable resources and information here. Don't forget to check for devoirs (homework)!
My name is Mrs. Maria Hittinger, and I am the 6th and 7th grade French and ESL teacher at the Westwood Regional Middle School.
I thought I would give you a little bit of information about myself, so you can get to know me better. I have a Bachelors degree from Rutgers University and my Masters degree from New York University. Along with French, I speak German, and I am learning Italian as well. I am very passionate about the importance of learning languages and enjoy passing on this passion to my students. I have lived and studied abroad in Paris, and I have traveled to many other places around the world, including Russia, Finland, Spain, Germany, Italy, England, Panama, Poland, and Turkey. I am also a classical pianist and I enjoy playing music in my spare time.
My husband and I have a daughter named Beatrix and a son named Leo. They are also learning French!
This is my 11th year teaching in the Westwood Regional School District. Before I came to Westwood, I taught French, ESL, and Music in New York City for two years.
I hope you are ready to learn many great things this year in French and ESL class.
À bientôt! Have a great year!