Born in San Francisco, California and raised in Bishop, California, I can still remember, long before I was an exchange student in Sri Lanka at 17 years old, being fascinated by cultures. At a young age, I began my first blog before they had been invented! I called it: Field Notes on Earth.
Continuing with my same philosophical and cultural interest, I studied the Spanish language and Violin performance at Humboldt State University, and I also ran on the cross-country team. I became a multi-credentialed Spanish, Music, English as a Second Language and also my certificate in Personal Coaching; all of which, I continue to practice to this day.
I love teaching, and it has grown. I specialise in coaching Business Professionals and English Teachers in Spanish speaking countries to dominate their presentation and communication skills in English. I have developed study abroad programs to Spain, Mexico, and the United States which provide safe, adventurous trips that deepen, expand and connect with the host culture. I am now also a Certified Interpreter and Translator. I look forward to welcoming you into our group of adventurers and learners!
Education and work experience
Certificate in English/Spanish Translator/Interpretation, 2020, UC San Diego Extension, San Diego, California.
TEFL Certificate, 2010, Teaching English as a Second Language, Mammoth Lakes, California
National Board-Certified Teacher in World Languages, 2004, Newport Beach, California
M.A., Spanish California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA. 1990-1993. Studied abroad in Peru, Mexico and Spain for three consecutive summers while living with native families.
C1 English C1|
A2 Spanish A2|
Language for specific purposes
Education and culture