Monica Iriarte

Monica I.

Van Nuys, CA

Lesson Details

ESL

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Hi! My name is Monica and I am an English as a Second Language Teacher. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Master's in Public Administration and Policy from California State University.
My area of expertise is Business English and also hold a TEFL Certificate. I have been teaching five years and love what I do.
My classes are very interactive with lots of communication and I make all efforts to chose subject matters that are of interest to you, the student. I'm excited to begin and ready to help you reach your fluency goals.
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About

Monica delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 15 to 80 and males 16 to 80

Teaching since:
2007

Hi! My name is Monica Iriarte. I teach English as a Second Language, Spanish (1&2) and Statistics 100 & 101.

I have been teaching English as a Second Language for 10 years, conversational Spanish for a little over 5 years, and Statistics for 1 year and I absolutely love it!

I've helped working adults and college students prepare for job interviews, presentations (it's all about confidence ;), public speaking, and reading/writing skills. However, during class time I focus on conversation and I make all efforts to chose subject matters that are of interest to you, the student.

So, let's talk about your learning goals and specific needs today!

Experience

Owner/Teacher
Feb 2014 - Present
Language Consulting Services

• Taught English as a Second Language to groups and also held individual classes, in company as well as online. • Secured contracts and provided language consulting services to working adults at multinational companies. • Held conversational Spanish and English classes in company and online. • Translated required documentation (English/Spanish/Portuguese) • Trained incoming staff. • Prepared students for the TOEFL examination

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Sr. Program Specialist
Jan 2011 - Dec 2013
Riverside County, CA

Oversaw all departmental complaints as well as Ombudsman, Runaway/Abduction, Critical Incident, and participation in Grievance cases as it pertains to Child Services Division. • Supervised crisis intervention by social work staff as it pertained to child abuse and human trafficking. • Supervised the International Liaison Unit, Customer Relations and oversaw the review of foster care out of home investigation grievance process. • Trained and assigned cases to incoming social workers and MSW interns on investigative techniques and case management. • Analyzed new and revised legislation that govern social services programs to determine impact upon departmental operations and those of service provider contracts and interagency agreements. • Maintained professional relationship and open lines of communication within Department middle and upper management staff as well with community partners such as Consulates and Embassies/United States Immigration Services/International Services Agencies/Public Counsel/Anti Human Trafficking Task Force, District Attorney, and others. Represented the Department in Southern California County Committees.

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Program Specialist II
Nov 2007 - Dec 2012
Riverside County, CA

• Developed, revised, and implemented department operating policies and procedures. • Analyzed new and revised legislation which govern social services programs to determine impact upon operations. • Analyzed and evaluated the effectiveness of policy, existing operations, and procedures within an assigned program area. • Developed Administrative policies such as, out-of-home (foster/group home) grievance processes, new court interactions, investigative services, and systemic needs. • Established and maintained effective line of communication and working relationships at all organizational levels as well as with community partners.

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Education

Master's in Public Administration
Jun 2005 - Feb 2007
Cal State University Dominguez Hills
B.A. Sociology with Social Welfare Emphasis and Minor in Psychology
Aug 1995 - Feb 1997
Cal State University Northridge

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Portuguese
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Oct 2014
TEFL - 2012

Photos & Videos

English as a Second Language & Conversational Spanish

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