Mrs. Berlinski was born and raised in Aurora, Wisconsin and attended Florence High School. After graduation she went to Northern Michigan University and earned a Bachelor Degree in Education, with a major in Spanish and a minor in English. She earned a Master’s in Education in 1998. She was hired to start the Spanish program at West Iron High School in 1992. Throughout the years, the Spanish program has grown to include Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Hundreds of students have traveled all over the world to exciting Spanish speaking countries like Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and even Tangiers, Africa.
She has been the sophomore class advisor, forensics (giving speeches at competitions) coach, color guard coach, ski team co-coach, mentor, and senior class advisor. She has built 28 Homecoming floats, decorated countless walls, and chaperoned all kinds of dances and student trips. The best part of teaching is getting the students excited about the world outside their front door.
In her spare time she enjoys golf, skiing, kayaking, hiking, and traveling with her husband and son.