Foreign Language Department


Mr. Michael Levine
Foreign Language Department Chair

Degrees: MEd. and BSEd.-University of Georgia
Began Teaching: 1992
Began at Riverside: December 2002
Teaches: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III H, Foreign Language Rotation
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Chosen STAR Teacher 1996,
     Honor Teacher of the Year 1997 and 2000.

Lin, Zihan "Sandra"  

Ms. Zihan Lin

Began at Riverside: 2016
Teaches: Chinese II, Chinese III Honors, Chinese Language and Culture, ESL Support - Chinese


Mr. Joshua McCall

Degrees: B.A., English, UNG, 2003; M.Ed. English Education,
   UNG, 2005; M.A., Classical Languages, UGA, 2014
Began Teaching: 2003
Began at Riverside: July 2015
Teaches: Latin I, Latin II, Latin III Honors, Biology
Coaching or Advisor: Pole Vaulting
Hobbies and Special Interests: Reading, Contemplating


Ms. Lara Moore

Degrees: University of North Georgia: B.A., English, Writing and Publications;
    Post-Bacc., English, Secondary Education; UGA: Master's-level
    TESOL certificate
Began Teaching: U.S. Peace Corps, La Colmena, Paraguay, 2008
Began at Riverside: July 2012
Teaches: ESL Beginner (Basic), ESL Intermediate, ESL Advanced
Awards, Honors, Published Work: Award-winning journalist, Georgia
   Press Association "Better Newspapers Contest," first- and second- place,
   08-09. Past editor, Habitat for Humanity International. Also
   published in The Times, Gainesville; The Paper, Braselton; Forsyth
   County News, Cumming
Hobbies and Special Interests: Beekeeping, farming, creative writing


Mr. Diego Vacca

Degrees: MEd-North Georgia College and State University; BS-North Georgia
   College and State University
Began Teaching: 2007
Began at Riverside: August 2008
Teaches: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish II H, ESL Support - Spanish
Coaching or Advisor: Soccer


Mr. Timothy Wallace

Degrees: BA French, MA History,  University of West Georgia
Began Teaching: 1981
Began at Riverside: August 2014
Teaches: French I, French II, Advanced Composition, Study Skills 7

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