Foreign Language

- Walt Mroczek
Walt Mroczek
Spanish Teacher

Walt Mroczek

Bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude), Secondary Spanish, SUNY Geneseo; Graduate work at the University of Rochester and Syracuse University

Before coming to Bishop Ludden, Mr. Mroczek taught at Our Lady of Lourdes/All Saints, starting in 1992. While at Our Lady of Lourdes/All Saints, Mr. Mroczek taught Spanish, Religion, English and Health.

Mr. Mroczek is formerly the dean of students at Bishop Ludden, but has since passed on the role in order to focus on the Spanish language curriculum.

Mr. Mroczek teaches all levels of Spanish, including a course for those who need extra time and encouragement mastering basic Spanish. A strong believer in the Catholic church, Mr. Mroczek often integrates religion and faith into his studies and teaching. His classes regularly connect religious observances and worship into instruction.

Mr. Mroczek has taken graduate courses in English, reading and literature for middle school students, in which he’s incorporated self-esteem development and work in Spanish/Latin American culture and history.

Mr. Mroczek is a native of Rochester, where he attended Bishop Kearney High School and worked for 18 years in retail sales and management. Growing up, Mr. Mroczek’s family ran a small farm, instilling in him a love for gardening and forestry.

Mr. Mroczek also enjoys his cottage on Port Bay in Wolcott. Other interests include reading and local travel.

Classes

Spanish IA
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV