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World Languages Faculty

Carias, Jimena — World Language Faculty, Spanish

jcarias@charterarts.org

Jimena Carías is a passionate journalist from Honduras. Her work experience started as a Communication Officer with a specialty in Public Relations. She worked with Danish, EU, and USA donors in humanitarian projects for developing countries. She then pursued her filmmaking dream. In 2016 she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting. Parallel to her communication career, Jimena has danced since she was 14, she practiced ballet, contemporary, flamenco, jazz, tango, and folklore. She found her passion for performing and teaching fitness and middle eastern dances. READ MORE

Gournet, Virginie — World Languages Faculty- French

vgournet@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2426

Virginie Gournet teaches French- Levels 3, 4, and 5.  She is thrilled to be part of Charter Arts and to have so many talented students in her classroom. READ MORE

Martinez, Aliana — World Languages Faculty, Spanish

amartinez@charterarts.org

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Stoop, Florentine — World Languages Department Chair

fstoop@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2222

Mx. Stoop joined the Charter Arts community in 2017, teaching two levels of Chinese.  Since then, they have grown and developed the Mandarin program to its current state - offering four levels of Mandarin courses. Mx. Stoop is passionate about languages and communication.  They received their B.A. in East Asian Studies and Chinese from Ursinus College.  They lived in Nanjing, China in 2015, studying Mandarin, Chinese culture, and exploring mainland China.  Some of their favorite places they visited were Xi'an, Hangzhou, Dunhuang, and Shanghai.  They are excited to share their knowledge and experience with students. READ MORE