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Anna Marie Pietrolonardo

Contact information

1554 Hillison Road, Amboy, IL 61310

Phone: 815 973 4709

e-mail address: annapnd@hotmail.com


Curriculum vitae



2004 to present Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL

Professor of World Languages

Professor of World Languages, 2006 to present.Laboratory professor for world languages, 2004 -2006. Responsible for redevelopment of technology-based language learning through the laboratory resources and technology-assisted alternate delivery methods. Developed blended course delivery for SPN-1001 through SPN-2004 courses. Teach Spanish language and literature. Faculty advisor for new IVCC World Language Organization and new Zeta of Illinois Chapter of Sigma Delta Mu, National Spanish Honor Society. International Steering Committee: Member 2004-2005. Diversity Team: Member 2004-2005; Chairperson 2005-2006. Tech Prep: Instructor 2006. AQIP: Writer 2005-2006. Academic Blueprint: Team Leader – Thematic Unit 2005-2006.

2000 to 2004 Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

Taught FLSP 101, 102, 201, 202 Spanish, COMD 489/589 and FLSP 109, 209 Introduction/Intermediate Spanish for Health Care Professionals to college students. Also volunteered as tutor for visually impaired student learning through alternative conversational method.


2003 to 2004 Streator High School, Streator, IL


Taught Spanish I and English III – College Prep. Also advised Student Council.


2002 to 2003 Amboy CUSD #272, Amboy, IL


Taught Middle School Exploratory Spanish VIII, High School Spanish II, and High School English IV, Rhetoric and Composition and Mythology. Also advised eighth grade resource group.


2000 to 2001 Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL

Taught GED in Spanish to adults


1999 Dixon High School         Dixon, IL
Spanish Teacher                                                             

Taught Spanish I, II, III and IV full-time for second semester to high school students at all levels.


1999 Inter-Nexus – ELSC Rockford College, Rockford, IL

English as Second Language Instructor

Taught English to Brazilian M.B.A. group.


1997–2000      Lee & Ogle County Schools       IL

Substitute teacher

Taught K through 12, covering Language Arts, Spanish, History, Business, Music and general curriculum.

Taught primarily at schools in Amboy, Dixon, Rochelle and Oregon, with occasional sessions at Kings, Franklin Grove and Ashton.


1980–1981    William Rainey Harper College        Palatine, IL

Instructor of Spanish

Taught Spanish to community college students



1970–1971   Northwestern University       Evanston, IL

Instructor of Spanish

Taught Spanish I to university undergraduates


1966–1969    Chino State Penitentiary      Chino, CA

Bilingual tutor

Helped prisoners develop communication skills for “release-to-work” program

Tutored half-way house residents with academic subjects in Spanish and English




Relevant education

Online Learning: An Overview, Illinois Online Network (ION) University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 2006. Work in progress toward Master Online Teacher Certificate.

Continuing Education, Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL , 2004 – present. French, Technology, International courses.

ENG 103, to complete Secondary Certification Endorsement in English, Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL, December, 2002.

Certification in Secondary Education, in Spanish with endorsement in English and Business, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL, May, 2002

MBA   Master of Business Administration in Marketing

    De Paul University     Chicago, IL, 1988

MA Master of Arts in Spanish & Portuguese
Northwestern University   Evanston, IL 1971

BA   Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies, cum laude
Scripps College    Claremont, CA, 1969


Professional affiliations      

§         Sigma Delta Mu – National Spanish Honor Society for Community Colleges.

o         Charter member/faculty advisor to Zeta of Illinois Chapter at IVCC.

§         Sigma Delta Pi– National Spanish Honor Society


§          American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages [ACTFL]

o        Distance Learning Special Interest Group

o        Community College Special Interest Group

§         Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages [ICTFL]

§         Illinois Online Network [ION] University of Illinois

§         Modern Language Association [MLA]

Other experience

































24 years health care practice, administration & marketing, including:

2001  Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL Instructor  Clinical II – Massage Therapy

1994 – present   American Prairie Body/Mind Center   Amboy, IL.  Director
Naturopathic health education

Massage therapy providing Swedish massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, muscle therapy, body mobilization, muscle energy, Reiki and visualization

1992 - present   Anna M. Pietrolonardo & Associates    Amboy, IL  President
Strategic planning, marketing consultation and translation services to healthcare and other business clients

1990 – 1992  Humana, INC.  Louisville, KY
Senior Marketing Manager
Corporate health care product line manager for physician-driven services

Managed 1.8 million budget for corporate programming & support services to hospitals

1988 – 1990    Hartford Memorial Hospital      Hartford, WI
Vice President/Executive Director

Responsible for not-for-profit hospital marketing including strategic planning, marketing and in-house publication development and medical library.

Responsible for management of all development operations of not-for-profit hospital foundation

Increased donations by 68%




Other education

§         C.M.T. Certified Massage Therapist  Chicago School of Massage Therapy (now “Cortiva”)   Chicago, IL , 1995

§         N.D. Doctor of Naturopathy, The Clayton School of Natural Healing, Birmingham, AL, 1994


Other professional certification


§         C.M.T. Certified Massage Therapist

§         N.C.T.M.B. Nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork

§         Reiki Master, Level - Advanced/Master – Usui lineage [completed Master level attunements, August, 2002]


Still more education

§         Master Food Preserver, Lee County - University of IL Extension Service

§         Equine Management, McHenry County College

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