I hold Massachusetts Department of Education certification in Spanish and I have been a public school teacher for 20 years. I received my Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston, majoring in Russian with a minor in History, and a Master of Education program, specializing in Curriculum & Instruction. I taught middle school French and Spanish for 10 years and I currently teach high school AP Spanish; for the last 5 years I have been teaching and building up a quality AP ... [more]
I have taught high school Spanish for 18 years and have been a tutor for 5 years. I have been teaching AP Spanish for 5 years and grade AP Spanish exams every year for the Educational Testing Service.
I began my teaching career teaching ESL and preparing students for the TOEFL exam. I am a native English speaker with graduate course work in language and linguistics.
I majored in Russian at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, graduating in 1992. I received the "Distinction in Russian" award for having the highest GPA in my major. I can submit transcripts to verify this information.
I have been an ESL teacher, have tutored ESL students and even volunteered for adult ESL programs.