• At this time, the Italian Program is following the school's Distance Learning Plan. I will be communicating with students and parent/guardians through Aries (please make sure that your contact information on file is updated). I will be holding weekly meetings with students via Google Classroom, where I will also be posting weekly assignments. You can contact me at amelianevis@antiochschools.net with questions.


    Professoressa Nevis

    Online office hours: 10:30-11:30am

    Mon - Italian 3/AP

    Tues - Italian 1

    Wed - Italian 2

    Thurs - Italian 3/AP

    Fri - all levels

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Ms. Amelia Nevis

Phone: 925.779.7570 x.42770


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Italian Studies - Gonzaga University MA in Italian - San Francisco State University K-12 Single Subject Teaching Credential - San Francisco State University

Ms. Amelia Nevis

Welcome to the Italian Program!

We offer all levels of Italian, from 1-4 and AP Italian Language and Culture. Students in levels 3 -4 are eligible to complete the requirements of a CA State Seal of Biliteracy in Italian at graduation, an honor which will go on their transcript, college application and resume. (see page on the Seal for more information)

I am enjoying my 6th year at DV and am looking forward to a record number of graduates acheiving the CA State Seal of Biliteracy in Italian! I have a BA in Italian Studies from Gonzaga University and an MA in Italian from SF State. I have taught Italian at the middle school, high school, and junior college level, as well as at language schools in San Francisco. I am happy to be bringing Italian culture, language, and FOOD to our Wolverines!

Memberships and recognitions by professional organizations:

AUSD Teacher of the Year 1st Runner Up - 2019

Mary Ann Fellows Award Semi-finalist - 2019

Contributor of the California World Language Framework Revision Committee at the California Department of Education

California Language Teachers Association (CLTA) - active member and participant in the California Language Leadership Initiative (CALLI) of the CLTA

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages - active member

Sons and Daughters of Italy, C. Colombo Lodge of Antioch/Pittsburg - active member

California World Languages Project - UC Berkeley and Stanford University (seminars on curriculum design, Project Based Language Learning, technology in the classroom, and World Language Leadership and Advocacy)

Italian Cultural Society and Consulate of Italy - Certificate of Appreciation for Innovative Teaching of Italian and past grants awarded for classroom resources