• An educator with the District since 1994, Ms. Golynskaya currently teaches German to students in grades 7 through 12, and serves as Bunche International Studies Middle School"s World Languages Team Leader. In addition, Ms. Golynskaya has worked as an interpreter and translator for many international corporations. Because of her expertise in the German and Russian languages she earned the prestigious stipend from “Kinder Lernen Deutsch” to participate in the ACTFL in San Diego, CA, and served as a national presenter at the FLAM in 2010.

    “Mrs. Golynskaya displays solid understanding of the different approaches to learning so that her lessons respond to different learning styles, modalities and abilities. Her lessons are vivid, interactive, and convey high expectations for student achievement,” stated Ms. Michelle McDaniel, principal at Ralph Bunche International Studies Middle School.

    Ms. Golynskaya was celebrated during a private awards ceremony, and presented with a $1,000 check from the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation. She also received a trophy, a plaque, and a $500 certificate for professional development through the Parsons Blewett Memorial Fund.