Assessment Exam:

  • The exam is a requirement for Adolescence Education Majors in Spanish and French.
  • The exam must be successfully completed by the semester prior to student teaching.
  • The exam is administered twice a year (October and April)
  • Students will be contacted by their advisors regarding the exam early in the semester.
  • Students are required to register with the Department Secretary (OM206) by the date indicated in the memo they receive.

Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI):

  • The exam is a requirement for Adolescence Education Majors in Spanish and French.
  • The exam must be successfully completed by the semester prior to student teaching.
  • Please contact a Coordinator to be assigned a Proctor
  • Please Note:  Appointments must be scheduled 2-3 weeks in advance, and if you do not reach a minimum level of Advanced-Low, you must wait 90 days before rescheduling.
  • Coordinator for Spanish
    Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick
    Assistant Professor and Dept. Chair
    E-mail: fitzpatp@newpaltz.edu