PATRICIA DONAHUE has been the coordinator of the National Spanish Exam in Massachusetts for 30+ years and currently serves as a member of the NSE Board. She holds degrees from Regis College, Salem State University and Harvard with additional studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. In addition to having taught at both the secondary and university levels, Patricia has developed curricular units and taught many workshops after having been awarded numerous scholarships and grants to study in Spain, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. Pat has a particular interest in the indigenous cultures of Mexico and Peru and Jewish and Moslem Influence in Spain Before and After 1492. Presently she teaches Medical Spanish as an adjunct faculty member at Regis College and at several regional family health clinics.