Very energetic and enthusiastic educator that is patient and encourages his students to learn about the world and it's diversity through the study of language and culture. Uses experience based and student centered classroom to empower his students with the ability to communicate and function effectively in the target language. Enjoys providing students with cultural languages based interactions such as online treasure hunts and games to give them a clearer idea of what it is like to live in the language and culture of a given place. Uses a lot of technology and loves a challenges and helping students confront their own.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Youngstown State University - Bachelor in Arts, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Graduate Degree: The Ohio State University - Master of Arts, Italian
Foreign Languages (Of Course) Traveling Cooking weird stuff Taking people on tour to experience new places Biking Swimming Chatting with people from all walks of life (I also translate and interpret various languages in my spare time!)