Coalition Language Representative

Benita Wojciechowski is a director of cultural and educational programs at the Piast Institute. She works at a Polish child center and teaches Polish to adults via Zoom, and to children and youth at the Polish Language Centers in Orchard Lake and Ann Arbor. She was born and raised in Poland. She studied in Poland, Austria, and the United States. She received an Associate in Librarian Science, a Bachelor of Theology, and a teaching certificate in Zielona Góra, Poland. As a three-time scholarship recipient, she enhanced her English skills at the Language and Catechetical Institute and Ave Maria College, then obtained a Master of Theological Studies from the International Theological Institute in Gaming, Austria. She worked as a teacher and a private tutor in Polish and English to students of all ages. She served nine years as a librarian and a manager of the library foreign language department. As part of her role, she facilitated international webinars for teachers and organized and conducted language conversation groups and other cultural and educational events. During this time, she partnered with local schools, the University of Zielona Gora, the Library Development Program of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, and The Embassy of the United States. She received recognition for being the top promoter of the Angielski123 Program and was the coordinator of America@your library program.



Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019