Degrees: BFA in Photography from KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE, MA in Humanities from DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Certifications: Paralegal from ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY, *TESOL from ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Current occupation: Private English as a second language teacher working with all levels from beginner to advanced professional.
Past occupations: Interior landscape specialist, law office legal assistant, office administrator, and assistant photographer for a model agency.
Hobbies include: Continuing education, Hatha yoga, flute, bicycling, nature hikes, pets, international cooking, linguistics, research and reading.
*Certification from Arizona State University in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: 2017.
Completed more than 150 hours of instruction in foundational principles, theories of second language acquisition, lesson design and assessment, teaching reading, writing, and grammar, listening, speaking, and pronunciation, technology enriched teaching and observation.