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Lessons offered by Nicole
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

High School Spanish Teacher-20 yrs exp/PA certified-offering help for all levels!

Methodology

I believe in making students feel comfortable and tailoring the type of instruction I use to the learner. I make sure to incorporate the four skill areas into my lessons (speaking, reading, writing and listening). I use a variety of methods to ensure that my student(s) understand the material completely.

Background

I am currently a high school Spanish teacher at a large school east of Pittsburgh. I have been a language teacher in the United States and abroad. I have taught all levels of Spanish (level 1-AP). I have also taught all ages of students: from 3 yrs to 70 yrs.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $25/h

Details

Cancellation needs to be a full 24 hours to avoid charge.

Lessons offered by Nicole
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
Levels
  • All Levels

Nicole's resume

Education
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Masters Program in Education
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education, May 1999
Certifications: Spanish K­12, English
6-12
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Language and Culture, May 1999
Minor in German Language and Culture, May 1999
Quality Point Average: Overall 3.97
Summa Cum Laude
Instituto Central América, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Summer 1999
Fundación Ortega y Gasset, Toledo, Spain Summer 1995

Professional Preparation
High School Teacher - Spanish
Penn Trafford High School, Harrison City, PA (August 2014 - present)
● Currently teach Spanish level 2, Spanish level 2 Honors, Spanish 3 Honors, MS Spanish 1
● After­school tutoring
● Organizer and leader of Costa Rica Trip 2015 and Peru Trip 2017
● Participated in workshops and conferences in regards to foreign language 
learning,
technology and standards.
High School On-line Teacher - Spanish
Central Cambria High School, Ebensburg, PA (April - June 1st 2016)
-Provided on-line instruction, support and evaluation for students in Spanish 3 and AP Spanish while district teacher was on maternity leave.
-Interaction with students done through Google Classroom
-Uploaded videos, provided feedback and evaluated student work via Google Classroom.
-Created assignments that were posted in Google Classroom.

High School Teacher ­ Spanish and English
Baldwin High School, Pittsburgh, PA
(August 1999 ­ 2007 and 2012 ­ 2014)
● Taught all levels of Spanish: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Honors
● Spanish Club advisor
● After­school tutoring advisor
● Organizer and leader of Costa Rica Trip 2015
● Designed, developed and wrote book for Spanish IV
Honors course.
● Wrote curriculum for Spanish I and 9th grade English courses.
● Participated in technology workshops in regards
to foreign language 
learning.
● Participated in workshops focusing on teaching
style, teaching English to 
foreign students,
maximizing student learning and student assessment.
● Taught 9th grade English courses from 1999­2001.
● Middle States Accreditation Committee 2012 ­ 2013
○ chosen by administration
○ part of small team involved closely with
accreditation process
● BYOD Committee / Bring Your Own Device 
○
committee designed to create plan to integrate
personal technological devices into the classroom
Spanish Videographer and Elementary Spanish Video Teacher, Franklin Regional School District
(through blendedschools.net)
(Sept 2011 to 2017)
● Provide daily Spanish instruction via videos for Franklin Regional School District's elementary
schools
● Designed the scope and sequence for 150 videos per level
● Created curriculum for each Spanish video set in Atlas Curriculum Mapping
● Designed and make the lessons for daily videos.
● Recorded, edited and uploaded into Blackboard each video so that teachers may 
access them on a daily basis. 



On­line High School Spanish and ESL Teacher Blendedschools.net (2009 - 2012)
● Taught all levels of Spanish for Blendedschools Language Institute.
● Developed on­line classes for Spanish I, II and III
● Have extensive experience using Blackboard and its tools, as well as Wimba 
Classroom and EluminateLive.
● Attended numerous on­line teacher training workshops.
● Developed Spanish I ­ IV course outlines for blendedschools.
● Was part of Spanish Curriculum Review Team for blendedschools
● Was head instructor for BSN's ESL program in Beijing, China 

Spanish Instructor, The Ellis School Pittsburgh, PA (Fall 2011)
● Instructor for Elementary Spanish After School Adventures Program
● Created lessons and taught two after school elementary groups ranging from 
Pre­K to 4th grade 

Private Spanish Instructor -Pittsburgh, PA (1998 - present)
● Created lessons for Penn Trafford Recreation Centers for Adult Spanish Classes and Children's Spanish Classes. (Spring 2016)
● Ran and created lessons for Children's Spanish Classes that I 
taught weekly for children ages 3 ­8. (at my home and previously at the 
Union Project in Highland Park)
● At Slippery Rock University assisted and instructed students in all levels of 
Spanish, German and English composition and taught English as a Second Language to Japanese students. 
English as a Foreign

Language Professor Universidad de los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela (Sept 2001­July 2002)
● Taught English Levels I, III, V and X and Conversation to Venezuelan University students.
● Proposed, developed and wrote curriculum for Fundaidiomas English Writing Course.
● Taught English Writing Course for 2 semesters.
● Mentored fellow teachers in foreign language lesson plan development.
Volunteer English Teacher Mérida, Venezuela (Sept 2001 - July 2002)
● Created private lessons for beginning individuals (mostly children from the 
neighborhood).
● Held bi­weekly conversation tables with individuals from university and 
community.
● Formed a private literature class that read, responded to and discussed 
short stories. 



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