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Theresa L. Raimundo

Signum Academy Preceptor

Terri Raimundo is a Spanish Conversation preceptor at Signum Academy. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education, as well as a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Columbia International University in South Carolina. Terri grew up in various Latin American countries with her parents who were missionaries. Terri has privately tutored as well as classroom taught […]

Pilar Barrera

Signum Academy Preceptor

Pilar loves languages and literature. She is interested in fairy tales, especially Andersen’s, Wilde’s, and Japanese traditional tales. She also enjoys Japanese children’s literature, Old English elegies, and Shakespeare. Pilar has a Certificate of Higher Education in English literature from the University of Oxford, an MA in Literary Linguistics from the University of Nottingham, and […]

Isaac S. Schendel

Signum Academy Preceptor

Isaac S. Schendel is a Signum Academy Preceptor for Old English Translation Club and for German Conversation Club. Dr. Isaac received his PhD in Germanic Studies at the University of Minnesota in 2018.  He studied older Germanic Literature, Language, and Culture and is currently writing a book on Pennsylvania German Storytelling Traditions. He lives in […]

Courtney Petrucci

Signum Academy Preceptor

Courtney Petrucci is a high school English teacher in Hartford, CT. She earned her BAS in Secondary Education and English from Salve Regina University, and received her MA in Language and Literature from Signum University in 2017 with a concentration in Imaginative Literature. When she’s not teaching or raising her family, she loves to read […]

Robbie Park


Robbie Park leads the Signum Path program.

Gabriel Schenk

Lecturer; Preceptor

Gabriel Schenk teaches for Signum University and Signum Path. He holds a D.Phil. in Arthurian Literature from the University of Oxford.

Maggie Parke

Mythgard Institute Director; Lecturer; Preceptor;

Maggie Parke earned her Ph.D. in Film and Digital Media from Bangor University, Wales UK, with her specialty in the Creative Industries.

Larry Swain

Board Member Faculty Representative; Lecturer; Preceptor

Larry Swain is a preceptor and lecturer at Signum University. He holds an M.A. in Medieval Studies and a Ph.D. in English.

Paul Peterson

Director of the Graduate School of Language and Literature; Lecturer; Preceptor

Paul Peterson, a live and breathing Germanic philologist, holds an M.A. in Medieval Icelandic Studies from the University of Iceland, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Germanic Medieval Studies from the University of Minnesota.

Sparrow F. Alden

Host of WriterSpace & Community Hearth; Website Coordinator; Signum Advisor; Preceptor

Sparrow is a preceptor and student advisor at Signum University; maintainer of Google Classroom and the Community Hearth; and scheduler of preceptor sessions.