Professor Maniaci has a Master’s degree in foreign languages and literatures from Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy. She moved to California along with her family in 1986 and since then she has been teaching Italian.
Professor Maniaci has been teaching all levels of Italian at Chapman University from 1988 and Coastline Community college, Orange Coast College, Mt. S. Antonio College. She joined the Foreign language department at Saddleback College in 2001.
Professor Maniaci understands that taking a language could be a demanding and sometimes frustrating undertaking and she is here to help you in any way she can. She is the advisor of Saddleback Italian Club that promotes Italian learning.