I have taught Spanish to grades 8 through 12 for the past 28 years. My experience includes teaching levels 1, 2, 3, 4, AP, several years of combined 4/AP classes , and as an after-school program for fourth graders. I also taught Italian 1 and 2 for 5 years to high school students. In addition, I have taught ESL skills to both young children and college students.
Diploma Superior de Español A student pass rate of about 87% over the 12 years that I taught AP Language CELTA Certificate
Florida International University Bachelor of Since in Modern Language Education University of Central Florida Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
As far as my linguistic and geographical experience, I have spent about five years cumulatively exploring over 90 countries and territories. During these journeys, I have developed varying degrees of fluency in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German and Indonesian, as well as a greater understanding for the countries than any book could have told me. Studied Spanish at La Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain one year Studied Italian at La Università Per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy one summer Studied French both with UCF and independently in Quebec two summers Additionally, living in the Orlando area, I increased my linguistic skills by working in tourism for many years as a side job and summer job.
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History, World History, World Language, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, Other (World Language), EFL - ESL - ELD, Foreign Languages, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Portuguese, For All Subject Areas, ESL / ELL / EFL, en Français, Holidays/Seasonal, Black History Month, African History