Kate Neff

Lecturer of Spanish
New Cabell Hall 434
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 12:00-2:00 pm and by appointment


M.A., Spanish, University of Virginia (2008)

B.A., English and Spanish, Grove City College (2006), summa cum laude

Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Communicative and Proficiency-Based Pedagogy
  • Student Motivation
  • Instructional Technology (E-Portfolios)
  • Accessibility in the Language Classroom


University of Virginia, 2014-2017


  • Preceptor for SPAN 1010-1020 (2015-present)

Instructor of Record:

Longwood University, 2008-2010

  • Elementary Spanish I
  • Intensive Elementary Spanish I-II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II

University of Virginia, 2006-2008

  • SPAN 106, Accelerated Elementary Spanish
  • SPAN 2010, Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 2020, Advanced Intermediate Spanish

Other Teaching Experience

  • Middle School Spanish Teacher and Exchange Program Coordinator, Green Acres School, Rockville, MD (2010-2014)


Modules on Group Work, Inclusive Assessment, and Error Correction in Longwood University’s Project LINC (Learning in Inclusive Classrooms)