Beth Leidolf is a member of the World Language Department and our AP Spanish Language teacher. She enjoys guiding her students to a fuller appreciation of the Spanish language and culture and loves traveling the world. Beth is also one of our Instructional Coaches here at Illinois Virtual School where she provides leadership and support to her online colleagues.
Besides working at Illinois Virtual School, Beth is a 9-12 instructor at York Community High School in Elmhurst, IL where this year she teaches AP Spanish and Spanish 2 courses. She is a Google Certified Educator as well as a Nationally Board Certified Teacher in World Languages.
Beth can also be found online as @bleidolf67 where she moderates the Twitter #reflectiveteacher online chat and leads others in discussions on best practices and current educational trends. Beth is passionate about breaking down classroom barriers and collaborating with students and teachers outside in cyberspace, making the world a smaller, more connected place!
Favorite Superhero: Batgirl
Favorite food: Mini-powdered sugar donuts
Favorite thing to do when not grading papers: Read a book
Favorite Quote: “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” JFK