Judy Molland grew up in the U.K. and attended Hull University, where she earned a B.A. Honors degree in French. After earning her Diploma in Education from the University of London, she relocated to the U.S. in 1980, and earned a lifetime credential in French, English and Spanish from California Lutheran College in Thousand Oaks, California. Judy taught French and English at Oak Park High School in Oak Park, before moving to Washington D.C, where she taught French and Spanish at Thomas Wootton High School in Rockville, Maryland. She relocated to the Bay Area in 2006 and is delighted to be teaching French and Spanish at Notre Dame. She is also a published author and an avid backpacker, skier and rock climber.