Denise Massari

Assistant Director of World Language
Office Phone
204 41 William Street

Denise Massari supervises and advises TPP students interested in pursuing certification related to language – World Language, TESOL and Bilingual education.  She is also part of the TPP team as a co-teacher and guests lecturer. Denise earned her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in Romance Languages, and she has a master’s degree from Yale in Urban Education with a concentration in Spanish Language. Denise also earned her sixth year degree in Education Leadership. She has served as a Spanish teacher and sports coach (in field hockey, basketball, and softball) for more than 20 years in private, parochial, and public schools.   Most recently Denise served for seven years as the District Coordinator for World Language, Dual Language, and ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) in a public school system in Connecticut.   She developed a K-5 two way dual language immersion program in that district, and the program she created currently serves more than 200 students.

Denise is mom to a wonderful, clever 10-year-old son, the proud wife of a high school English teacher and avid trail runner, and owner of two furry dogs.