- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Teaches students:
- Ages 12+
- Teaching since:
I love to speak French and teach it! I am a dedicated Francophile and like to share the energy. Below I have included my resume to give you an idea of my background:
French Conversation Group
Will be leading a French conversation class this summer at the Roxbury Park Community Center in Beverly Hills.
Leader of French Conversation Group, Kingsley Manor, Los Angeles CA 2017
Led French conversation group in this senior living facility.
Executive Editor, Social Sciences, Wiley, Malden, MA 2010-13
Developed textbooks from concept to completion for the college textbook and scholarly markets. Published in the areas of criminology, criminal justice, sociology, family studies, and gender studies.
Publishing Consultant, Oxford University Press New York, NY 2007
Provided transition guidance to Oxford after their acquisition of Roxbury Publishing Company.
President, Roxbury Publishing Company Los Angeles, CA 1984-2006
Published 150 textbooks, plus signed 125 book contracts. Focused on criminology, criminal justice, sociology, women’s studies, human sexuality, speech communication, and political science. Managed a staff of 58 employees and free-lancers. Business was sold to Oxford University Press at the peak of company's success.
Freelance French tutor, New York NY 1975-1976
Worked with clients who wanted to improve their French.
Producer/Director of Recordings, Edouard Laffay Productions, Paris, France 1973
Developed recordings for French students in technical colleges across France. Produced, directed, and scripted these recordings.
Sales Associate, Shakespeare & Company, Paris France 1972
Customer service and cash register.
International Subscription Coordinator, Librairie Lavoisier, Paris France 1972
Coordinated subscriptions for academic journals. Our customer base was all over the world.
B. A., Beloit College, Beloit, WI
Double major in International Relations and Comparative Literature (two years in France)
University of Paris-Sorbonne, Cours de Civilisation Francaise Diploma
Published Fiction Book Author