I started teaching in 2002. Before teaching, I worked in Technology Marketing. In 2007, I finished a Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
I am a native Californian. I was born in San Francisco. I have also lived in other places and countries. I am married and I have one school-aged child.
I love to travel and learn about different cultures. For business, fun, and family, I have traveled to Austria, Canada, Cambodia, China, Columbia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. That's 30 countries.
I have studied Spanish, French, German, and Persian (Farsi) in school. Additionally, I have also tried to learn a few important and polite words in Arabic and Chinese. I love language!
The ESL classroom is a fun place to learn and make friends. I am happy to have you in my class. You will make an important contribution to our community.