I am originally from Paris, France, and came to the US to attend graduate school
and take courses in the linguistic and psychology department at the University of
Arizona. I wanted to discover new aspects of life and culture and to expand my
world of knowledge. Once I graduated, I was offered a job as an instructor to
teach Psychology and French at The University High School in Tucson (one of
the 10 top HS in the US).
In 1999 I became a Table leader for the Advance Placement Examination in
French for the College Board at Princeton University. I went on to create an
innovative teaching tool, which accurately, quickly, and objectively allowed
instructors to asse students’ proficiency level for any foreign language for oral or
writing activities which greatly helped during the grading process of the AP
Exam. Since 2000, I became a Table Leader and I have been conducting
several annual workshops for many foreign language teachers on the behalf of
Finally, I have been teaching French since 2009 at Los Altos HS located near
EDUCATION: M.S. Clinical Counseling. May 96. Chapman University. Tucson, Arizona.
M.A. French Literature. May 96. University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona.
M.A. Pedagogy (SLAT). May 96. University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona.
M.A. French literature 17 th century. May 94. University of Sorbonne, Paris, France
HONORS: Recipient Graduate Honor Scholarship. University of Arizona. (1996)
Pi Delta Phi French National Honor Society. (1994)
Golden Key National Honor Society. (1993)
Psi Chi National Honor Society for Psychology. (1993)
Recipient Graduate Honor Scholarship.
5/09 – Present Lost Altos High School, Los Altos, CA
6/99 - Present Educational Testing Services. Princeton, NJ
AP French Table Leader
Reviewer and Contributor to Textbooks’ formats such as: Themes, Themas and
AP Faculty consultant for The College Board in French Language and Literature.
Creation of an innovative and structured system to help any language instructor to
direct their course exponentially and objectively assesses students’ performance.
(Consultant in the following universities: Texas Christian University, Rice University,
University of San Diego, UCLA, California State University at San Marcos,
Sacramento State University, Stanford University, Arizona State University,
University of Las Vegas, BYU.)
1/08 -05/09 St Augustine Catholic High School. Tucson, AZ
Creation and organization of a four year French curriculum including
Advanced Placement French Language and Literature class endorsed by the
8/97- 05/09 Pima Community College. Tucson, AZ
French Adjunct Faculty
8/97-5/09 University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ
Adjunct Faculty in French and Psychology.
1/03 - 4/04 Private Practice. Tucson, AZ
8/97-05/04 University High School (TUSD). Tucson, AZ
French and Psychology Teacher.
6/96-8/96 CODAC Behavioral Health Services. Tucson, AZ
1/96-5/96 Our Town Family Center. Tucson, AZ
1/96-5/96 Sunnyside Unified School. District No.12. Tucson, AZ
Counselor for the Family Resource and Wellness Center.
12/94-5/96 Far Horizon Trading Co. Tucson, AZ
6/95 Blue Coral Co. Tucson, AZ
Translated numerous documents.
ASOCIATIONS: MLA, APA, AATF, TAR, REBAC
ACTIVITIES: Student Activity Board. Sponsor
Alliance Francaise. President. Tucson, AZ
Shaolin Long Fist Kung Fu. Black belt Instructor
AATF-NOR CAL. Vice President
COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE: Squirrel System, Open Table (Restaurant tool software), Windows,
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