Carmen Durham

Carmen D.

Silver Spring, MD
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About

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Carmen delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2009

My passion is teaching! I am a certified teacher, and I enjoy working with students from all types of background and cultures. I believe every student has a special gift, whether it is academic, artistic, logical, etc. and I bring out that talent through my personalized lessons. It does not matter how old you are or what language level you are at, we can have a great time learning a new language together. The subjects I am offering are Spanish, English as a Second Language, and Romanian.

Contact me, and we can create a curriculum specifically for you language needs.

Experience

Writing Center Tutor
Sep 2016 - Present
Community College

I help students of diverse backgrounds improve their writing and English skills.

Private Spanish, English, and Romanian Tutor
May 2011 - Present
Self-Employed

I helped students with diverse needs learn a new language or improve their skills in known languages.

Spanish Teacher
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
North Carolina Public Schools

I taught high school and college level Spanish.

Education

MA Teaching Foreign Languages
Aug 2014 - Dec 2016
Michigan State University
Spanish Languages and Literatures
Aug 2013 - May 2014
UNC Chapel Hill
BA Spanish Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013
Samford University

Languages

Romanian
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Spanish Education
May 2013
Samford University

Certified to teach K-12.

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5 Reviews

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Anthony D. Mar 27, 2017
Romanian · Online

Violeta Mar 22, 2017
Spanish · Online

I just love Carmen's enthusiasm, dedication to share her knowledge with me, and her way of making sure we maximize our time together!

Violeta Jan 10, 2017
Spanish · Online

Great first lesson! I'm looking forward to digging deeper into the verb tenses and to continue conversing in Spanish. Power point, Google, all sort of visuals have been used and they all made our lesson not just a virtual encounter but a real life experience. Thank you!

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Vi Jan 9, 2017
English · Online

Ms. Carmen îs a great teacher. She is professional, kind, and accommodating. I also found her very easily approachable and willing to work with me even when I have questions not always related to our topic, such as grammar questions. She is also creative making technology an active part of our lessons.

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James Jan 9, 2017
Spanish · Online

Carmen is a fantastic instructor who designed a personalized lesson plan that helped me quickly (and effortlessly) increase my proficiency in Spanish, in preparation for a business trip to Barcelona. I would highly recommend Carmen to any potential students, regardless of your language proficiency or goals.

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