Salvete, omnes!

Welcome to Tirones: Resources for new Latin Teachers.

Tirones is a collaborative project of the Committee for the Promotion of Latin, the National Committee for Latin and Greek, and the Joint National Committee on Classics in American Education, with support from the Technology Committee of the American Classical League.

Please invite your friends and colleagues, especially new teachers who are looking for resources and for a forum where they can raise questions.

Please contribute your own resources, as well as your responses to the questions that arise.

Help strengthen the bonds of amicitia that include us all!

About Magister Ricard

John has been teaching Latin at the secondary level since 2007. Starting the Latin program at Somerset Academy in 2009, he has now moved on to another home founding the Latin program at the Pine Crest School. He has taught all levels of Latin from Middle School courses to AP Latin using a wide-range of approaches.

John also is the Social Sciences and Humanities Department Chair at Pine Crest and currently teaches AP Art History and has served as a reader for 3 years now. He also has taught AP European History and AP World History, among many other social sciences courses. He is also the founder of,, and