Committees

 

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee shall be responsible for recommending and awarding the funds from ETC affiliated awards, such as the Petrino Award, the Calliope Award, and the ETC Access Fund, and other such funds that ETC may acquire.  The Awards committee shall be responsible for awarding such funds in accordance with policies approved by the ETC Executive Committee.

 

Brad Savage, Term expires 2025
Awards Committee Chair; awards@etclassics.org

Awards Committee Members:

Traci Dougherty (2024)
Brad Savage (2024)
Wes Wood (2024)
Catherine Hayward (2024)
Talia Chicherio (2024)

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee shall initiate and coordinate efforts to curate resources to support teachers and students in their study of the Latin language and Greco-Roman literature and Ancient Mediterranean cultures on behalf of all cooperating classical organizations by developing a variety of appropriate projects and activities.

Nicole Wellington, Term expires 2024
Committee Chair; resources@etclassics.org

Curriculum Committee Members:

Traci Dougherty, SCRIBO (2024)
Brad Savage 
(2024)
Lisa Masoni, Pegasus (2024)
Julia Zammit 
(2024)
Stephanie Krause (2024) 

Middle School Committee

Cynthia Swanson, Term expires 2024


Middle School Committee Chair; resources@etclassics.org

Middle School Committee Members:

Nava Cohen (2023)
Laura Fallon (2022)

Brad Savage (2022)

National Mythology Exam: Pegasus Committee

The National Mythology Exams (NME): Pegasus and Medusa are given annually to over 9,000 students in approximately 400 schools nationally and internationally. The NME welcomes all students of classical mythology, grades 3-12. Committee members assist in writing questions and reviewing the exam between July and November. In 2020, the Medusa Exam became a part of the ETC Committee allowing us to split the NME to a dedicated Lower and Upper level exam. 

Micheal Posey, Term expires 2023
Pegasus Mythology Exam (grades 3-8); pegasuschair@etclassics.org

Pegasus Committee Members:

Tashi Treadway (2023)
Andrea Stehle 
(2023)
Nathalie Roy (2023)
Micheal Posey (2023)
Nora Kelley (2023)
Carrie Kennedy (2023)

National Mythology Exam: Medusa Committee

The National Mythology Exams (NME): Pegasus and Medusa are given annually to over 9,000 students in approximately 400 schools nationally and internationally. The NME welcomes all students of classical mythology, grades 3-12. Committee members assist in writing questions and reviewing the exam between July and November. In 2020, the Medusa Exam became a part of the ETC Committee allowing us to split the NME to a dedicated Lower and Upper level exam. 

Megan Nathanson and Sherry Lee, Term expires 2023
Medusa Mythology Exam (grades 9-12); medusachair@etclassics.org

Medusa Committee Members:

Michael Bales (2023)
Kate Hattemer (2023)
Minyoung Hwang (2023)
Nora Kelley (2023)
Dione Leung, Designer

Exploratory Latin Exam Committee

The Exploratory Latin Exam (ELE) is given annually to over 1,000 students in approximately 70 schools nationally and internationally. The ELE welcomes all students  who are in the beginning of their Latin learning (not taking the National Latin Exam), typically students in grades 3-6. Committee members write, revise, and edit the exam during the summer months. 

Nava Cohen, Term expires 2023
ELE Chair; elechair@etclassics.org

ELE Committee Members:

Ian Hochberg (2023)
Kris Tracy (2023)
Amanda Wall (2023)
Brandy Henricks-Marson (2023)
Kendal Ogles (2023)
 

 

Program Committee

The Program committee shall coordinate ETC conference related programming, as well as review annually the nature, content, and format of ETC’s offerings and shall make recommendations as necessary. ETC offerings may include programming affiliated with the ACL Institute. Institute offerings include but are not limited to: pre-Institute sessions, roundtable sessions, Institution sessions, breaks, elections and bylaws processes, as well as the ETC open meeting. The Program Committee can also offer additional programming outside of ACL Institute.

Katy Reddick, Term expires 2025
Program Committee Chair; program@etclassics.org

Program Committee Members:

Traci Dougherty (2024)
Stephanie Krause (2024)

Connie Rodriguez (2024)

Shirley Hall (2024)

PRIMA Writing Committee

PRIMA is the seasonal publication of ETC. PRIMA strives to serve educators of the classics at all levels. In PRIMA, readers find ETC news, offerings, and articles from teachers around the world showcasing best-teaching practices and exemplary activities. Committee members edit, write or solicit articles and activities with four major due dates throughout the year. We curate resources that are intended to help teachers teach Greco-Roman languages, ancient civilizations and cultures, and our exam themes. Committee members assist in developing ideas and articles with four major due dates throughout the year.

Catherine Hayward, Term expires 2023
PRIMA/Resources Committee Chair; prima@etclassics.org

Connie Rodriguez, Term expires 2024
Copy-Editor; prima@etclassics.org

PRIMA Committee Members:

John Bracey  (2023)
Chris Buczek (2023)
Megan Degraff-McMenamy (2023)
Nathalie Roy (2023)
Andrea Stehle (2023)
Amy Barker (2023)
Maegan Cooper (2023)
Kimberle Gray (2023)
Caitlin Halasz (2023)
Shirley Hall (2023)
James Jones (2023)
Zee Ann Poerio (2023)
Connie Rodriguez (2023)
Donna Seidman (2023)
Nicole Wellington (2023)
Brad Savage (2023)

 

PRIMA Editorial Committee

Catherine Hayward, Term expires 2023
PRIMA Editorial Committee Chair; prima@etclassics.org

Editorial Committee Members:

Jennie Luongo, ACL President (2022)
Sherwin Little, ACL Executive Chair (2023)
Traci Dougherty, ETC Chair (2022)
Miriam Patrick, DEI Committee Chair (2023)
Kendal Ogles, ETC Public Relations Chair (2023)

SCRIBO Writing Contest Committee

SCRIBO is an Latin composition contest, designed to spur interest and excitement in using Latin for creative writing, to honor and recognize top work in Latin creative writing and to ultimately, publish student work. Committee members assist in reviewing and grading entries between March and May.  

Patrick Owens, Term expires 2023
Scribo Chair; scribochair@etclassics.org

Scribo Committee Members:

Michael Posey  (2023)
Leo Mahler (2023)
Christopher Buzcek (2023)
Kimberle Gray (2023)
Mary Beinemann (2023)
Nora Kelley (2023)
Brad Savage (2023)
Amanda Wall (2023)
Liz Gephardt (2024)

(Ad Hoc) ETC Live Committee

ETC Live webinars are geared for high school and middle school students. Teachers purchase a yearly subscription to the video library and live sessions that can be used to enhance curricula or club activities. Sessions include lectures, demonstrations, performances, and Spoken Latin. Committee members assist in editing videos, creating teaching materials, and leading the live sessions between August to June.

Andrea Stehle, Term expires 2023
ETC Live Chair; etclive@etclassics.org

ETC Live Committee Members:

Andrea Stehle (2023)
Traci Dougherty (2023)
Brad Savage (2023)
Jocelyn Demuth (2023)
Nathalie Roy (2023)
Susan Schearer (2023)
Shawn Jennings (2023)
M. Lyn Berman (2023)
Connie Rodriguez (2023)

(Ad Hoc) Governance Committee

Committee Charge: The (Ad Hoc) Governance Committee is responsible for maintaining ETC’s bylaws, as well as considering and proposing changes to the Executive Committee.

Committee Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring organizational compliance with the ETC bylaws.
  • Conducting an annual review of the ETC bylaws.
  • Proposing changes to the ETC bylaws to the Executive Committee as conditions warrant.

Traci Dougherty and Krystal Kubichek, Term expires 

(Ad hoc) Governance Committee Co-Chairs; pastchair@etclassics.org

(Ad hoc) Governance Committee Members:

Michele Ramahalo
Ian Hochberg
Brad Savage
Stephanie Krause