Our Teachers

To ensure high quality instruction, teachers are selected both for their knowledge of German and for their teaching ability. Most of our instructors are from German speaking countries and possess teaching credentials. As dedicated professionals, they make sure that the learning experience is fun and well-rounded. Are you interested in becoming a teacher with the German Language School of the North Bay? Contact us for available opportunities.

Novato Teachers

  • Dahlia Stein / Esther Sudmersen – Pre-K/K
  • Doris Bognar / Fiona Hansen – Kindergarten/
  • Petra Fleischhauer – Youth Grade 1
  • Viola Deadman – Youth Grade 2-3
  • Angelika Quirk (Head Teacher) – Youth Grade 4-5
  • Corinna Schubert / Leah Huehne – Youth Grade 5+ Beginner/Intermediate
  • Hedieh Saeidi-Razavi – Youth Grade 6-8 Exam Prep
  • Fanny Jasper – Youth Grade 9+ Exam Prep
  • Hamid Emami – Adult Beginner
  • Mira Kramer / Mike Drayton – Adult Low Intermediate
  • Wiebke Meineke – Adult High Intermediate
  • Astrid Mackwitz – Adult Advanced

Santa Rosa Teachers

  • Sara Porsch / Laura Graf – Pre-K/Kindergarten
  • Kat Hoffmann – Kindergarten/Youth Grade 1
  • Sam Cena – Youth Grade 2-3
  • Michaela Wright – Youth Grade 4-6
  • Marcos Diaz – Youth Grade 5+ Beginner/Intermediate
  • Allan Webb – Adult Beginner
  • Carola Bartz, (Head Teacher) – Adult Low Intermediate
  • Gerda Dinwiddie – Adult High Intermediate
  • Crystal Ockenfuss – Adult Advanced

Our Administrators

Fanny Jasper – Curriculum Director

Angelika Quirk – Novato Head Teacher

Carola Bartz – Santa Rosa Head Teacher

Join our teaching team!

Would you like to teach German with us? We have job opportunities available! Click here to check out our current open positions and apply today.