Berni is a GTA, and a native of the Black Forest area. He joined the UA German program in August 2016 after graduating with his Staatsexamen in English, Geography and History from Freiburg / Germany. After completing two internships as a German teacher at Loyola Blakefield High School (2011) and McDonogh High School (2013) in Baltimore, MD, he was working as a Teaching Assistant for German at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, in 2013. Besides school, Berni worked as a soccer coach in Germany, and he enjoys all sorts of sports activities. Berni will be teaching GN 101 this semester.