Anna Piotti

Anna P.

Belfast, ME

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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I love many languages, but I am most passionate about German. It's not just the literature and the history, but also the rich culture of the German speaking-world that makes me smile. And I want to share this with you.

I've had diverse teaching experiences, with great variance in classrooms, students, and languages; thus I've been continually challenged to take on the responsibility of writing quality curricula, creating engaging environments, and most importantly, exploring the complexity of learning alongside others.

I have taught German to preschoolers, high-schoolers, and undergraduates, enjoying every second. I had the great fortune to conduct research in Germany and then to live and work in Austria (through the Fulbright Commission). I will be entering a PhD Program in Fall 2018, with the intent to study the German language, focusing on German linguistics and pedagogy.
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Anna delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I like to smile. I like to sing. I like to snack. I like to snorkel.
However, I am passionate and professional about teaching. From an early age, I wanted to inspire others to do their best. Thus I have coached, I have tutored, I have counselled, I have taught. And I love every second that I spend alongside a student.

Teaching allows me to be both creative and organized, to simultaneously work hard and have fun. Yet what I find best about teaching, is that offers me venues to learn from my students.

I have taught all ages (3-80); I have taught in 4 different languages; I have taught on ski slopes, in barnyards, on sailboats, in classrooms, and on playgrounds. And these diverse hands-on experiences, paired with a degree in teaching from Bowdoin College and a Fulbright Fellowship, have prepared me for meeting you, for teaching you, for learning with you.

I am around until Fall 2018, as at this time, I will begin my PhD candidacy in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy.

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Substitute Teacher (all grade levels)
Jan 2015 - Present
Maine RSU#3

Program Director and Head Instructor of Youth Summer Camp
Oct 2013 - Present
Lincolnville Boat Club

High School English Teacher
Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
Fulbright Austria

German Teacher
Jan 2016 - May 2016
Bowdoin College Child Care Center

German Department Teaching Assistant
Jan 2016 - May 2016
Bowdoin College

High School German Assistant
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
York High School, Maine

Spanish Tutor
Oct 2013 - Dec 2014


Teaching [B.A.]
Sep 2012 - May 2016
Bowdoin College
German [B.A.]
Sep 2012 - May 2016
Bowdoin College
Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg


Professional Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


BA with Highest Honors
May 2016
Bowdoin College
Student-Athlete of the Year
May 2016
Bowdoin College
Phi Beta Kappa
May 2016
Phi Beta Kappa
United States Teaching Assisant
Mar 2016
Fulbright Austria
English Teaching Assistant
Mar 2016
American-Germany Fulbright Commission
Grua / O'Connell Research Grant
Dec 2015
Bowdoin College
All American Alternate - Women's Rugby
Dec 2014
NCAA Women's Rugby


Phi Beta Kappa
May 2016

The Phi Beta Kappa Society celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities. The Society sponsors activities to advance these studies — the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences — in higher education and in society at large.

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Photos & Videos

Somewhere in the wilderness of New Mexico, this cave exists unceremoniously. And this cueva couldn't have made me any happier.

I am not lost in Venice, I am only taking longer to enjoy myself.

Frau Anna accompanies her Austrian students in the alps.
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2 Reviews

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Lincolnville Jan 4, 2018
· In studio

Anna works as the Program Director and Head Instructor. She does an excellent job organizing and implementing day to day activities and lessons for our youth camp. The students and parents adore her and always insist that her teaching has a great balance between learning and having fun. Beyond this, she is also successful when teaching and instructing local community members in sailing. The board highly recommends Anna. She can do it all.

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Susan Jan 4, 2018
German · In home

Anna is extremely creative and energetic and absolutely loves to teach. I am always amazed by her approach to teaching, She is always searching for new ways to help us understand, learn and actually have fun! Stories, songs, games, puzzles, whatever it takes, she is so dedicated and engaged in her curriculum. I give her the highest rating.

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