Meet our Team

 

Catherine L. Green, National Sales Director, has 13 years high school foreign language teaching experience, including teaching and designing curricula for beginning German through AP.  With an MSEd and National Board Certification, she is dedicated to supporting teachers in delivering relevant and meaningful proficiency-based instruction. Having lived and studied in Switzerland, Germany, and Argentina, Catherine is passionate about language learning as a tool for cross-cultural understanding. 

Email:  cgreen@klett-usa.com

 

Helene B. Rhodes, Senior Account Manager, has been a foreign language and ESL teacher both here and abroad. Her respect for cross-cultural exchanges, as well as extensive management and organizational skills, help to serve our clients with excellence. Helene ensures that customer service is the highest of priorities as she extrapolates from her background in teaching, public presentations, financial planning, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Email:  hrhodes@klett-usa.com

 

 Dr. Joel R. Stark, Instructional Technology Specialist, completed his PhD in Germanic Linguistics with a minor in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2017. Joel has several years of experience in researching, designing, and implementing curricula at all proficiency levels of German. He enjoys working with educators and students of diverse backgrounds toward a shared goal in successful German-language pedagogy.

Email : jstark@klett-usa.com

 

Marie-Luise Schmalzl, Administrative Assistant, joined our team in September 2017. Marie, a native of Germany, has travelled extensively, and is an avid reader in both German and English. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the State University of New York – Oswego.  Marie understands customer service, keeps our entire team & office organized, and is a valuable member of our marketing department.

Email:  mschmalzl@klett-usa.com