Rebecca Stanton, the chair of Groton’s Modern Language Department, holds a BA from Universite Rene Descartes, and LLM degrees from Universite Pantheon Sorbonne and Boston University. After graduating from BU with a specialty in tax law, she worked for a lawyer in Boston, then turned her energies toward teaching. She joined Groton’s faculty in 1993. Besides teaching French, Rebecca recently created an Arabic elective for seniors, which she co-taught. In 2009, she was awarded the Breck Award , which recognizes excellence in teaching.
Rebecca is faculty advisor to the Jewish community, French club, Spanish club, International Community Advising Program, and a judge for the Groton Debate Society. She also works part-time in the Admission Office.
Rebecca and her husband, Gary, have two children, Emilie ’09, who attends Boston University, and Alexandre, who attends the International School of Boston. When time allows, Rebecca can be found with a good book, a glass of wine, and a map of the next country she plans to visit.