Phone: 847-451-3198


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A., Dominican University-Spanish, English, Secondary Education M.A., Dominican University - Educational Administration M.A., California State University, Sacramento, CA.-Spanish National Board Certification Google Certified Teacher

Ms. Catherine O'Rourke

I have been teaching Spanish for over 20 years.  I completed my undergraduate degree at Dominican University with a major in Spanish and minors in Secondary Education and English.  During my undergraduate studies, I spent a semester abroad at the Universidad de Salamanca in Salamanca, Spain.  I have a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Dominican University and a Masters Degree in Spanish from Sacramento State University in California. I has travelled and studied in many Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Spain, Peru, Guatemala and Costa Rica. I am a National Board Certified teacher and I am also a Google Certified Teacher. I am the sponsor of the Spanish Honor Society.