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Donna delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 14+

Teaching since:
2008

Hello everyone!

My name is Donna Galvan. I am a Marriage and Family therapist and fluent in Spanish, semi-fluent in Japanese and I'm now studying Korean. Languages are my passion as well as music. I am operatically trained and I am also offering voice lessons for those who are interested in learning. I love helping people gain a better understanding of languages and whatever knowledge I can offer because I have been on the other side as well and understand that drive to learn. I am here to help maintain that drive and together we can explore Spanish and music!

Experience

Teaching Assistant
Jan 2014 - May 2015
St. Joseph Catholic School

Education

Masters in Psychology in Marriage and Family therapy
Aug 2015 - Jul 2018
Our Lady of the Lake University
Psychology, B.S.
Jan 2012 - May 2015
Texas A&M University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency
Korean
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

American Psychological Association
Aug 2015

The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 122,500 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.

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3 Reviews

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Hannah Aug 28, 2018
Spanish · In studio

I took a tutoring lesson in spanish with Donna years ago, and she did such a good job of it that, although I’m only fluent in english, I use a few of the spanish terms she taught me on a regular basis, and remember them clearly after all this time. She had a way of explaning things that was more relatable and simple than any of my teachers.
Not only is she a very good tutor, but out of everyone I have met, no one has a higher standard of integrity, honesty, or focus. She’s probably the best person I know.
She also has the voice of an angel and has been taking her own voice lessons for as long as I’ve known her for, which is for about 12 years. She has vast knowledge of both popular and classical music in various languages.
I would recommend her as a tutor in spanish or for vocal lessons to anyone.
If you’re looking for a tutor, look no further. Pick her.

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Rebecca Aug 27, 2018
Spanish · Online

Donna was a great teacher! She was patient and kind in her feedback and was always willing to help and answer my questions. I was very nervous about having to learn Spanish, but she made the whole experience as easy as could be!! Highly recommended!!

Muchas gracias maestra Donna! :D

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Ann Aug 27, 2018
Spanish · Online

Excellent teacher and knows when you need a nudge to study! Would definitely recommend

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