CINDY MOGANNAM, French Teacher, was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She learned French in school as a third language, after English and Arabic. Cindy earned a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from UC Davis and a Master’s degree in Public Health from UCLA. As a registered dietitian, she worked many years in hospitals and clinics in Los Angeles, in Houston, and here in Santa Rosa. She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents.
In 2017, Cindy completed a bachelor’s degree in French from Sonoma State University. Since she graduated from SSU, she has tutored and provided private French lessons to students from the Santa Rosa French American Charter School as well as other students with no background in French. In March 2021, Cindy was hired by the Alliance Française of Santa Rosa as their Youth French Instructor. She created and taught the curriculum for a youth summer French camp for children 5-14 both in-person and online.
Cindy is very excited to be launching the French Language and Culture Class at THS. She is very passionate about French and enjoys teaching it to others. She hopes to instill in her students that same love and passion for the language.
In her spare time, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, taking golf lessons, reading, and participating in French-speaking events.