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Marcia Payne Wooten

Marcia Wooten M.A. in Spanish, Middlebury College
"A" licensure in French, Appalachian State University
B.A. in Spanish, minor in French, NCSU
Phone: (336) 334-5655
Fax: (336) 334-5358

Research/ Teaching Interests

  • Foreign Language Pedagogy
  • Second Language acquisition
  • Spanish for beginners
  • Personal Statement

    The foreign language teaching profession has provided me with incredible opportunities for professional and personal growth, travel, service opportunities and the flexibility to “have it all” while raising two wonderful (if I say so myself) children to self-sufficient adulthood. I highly recommend it.  

    Selected Professional Achievements

  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Language Arts/English (sponsored by the NC Business Committee for Education)
  • Foreign Language Association of North Carolina - Life Member
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Certificate in World Languages Other Than English (WLOE) – Spanish
  • Teacher of Spanish and French in middle and high school for 30 + years, now a university instructor/supervisor of teacher candidates for 7 + years
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