Valentina Copeland

Valentina C.

Chesapeake, VA
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Lesson Details


Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a native Russian speaker, who has a BA in Linguistics and Multicultural Communication from Moscow State University, who is able to develop personalized lesson plans to ensure that every student will get the results, will be able to speak, to understand, to read and to love learning Russian.
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Valentina teaches



Valentina delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 3 to 90

Teaching since:

Accomplished watercolor artist and a photographer, who is able to create individualized lesson plans to focus on the students' needs, to inspire and to provide positive encouragement.
Native Russian, fluent English

*BA in Linguistics and Multicultural Communication, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2010
*New York Institute of Photography, New York, USA—Professional Photography, 2016
*Proud member of Chesapeake Bay Art Association, Chesapeake Bay Watercolorists Association
*WPC Photographer
*Current VA substitute teaching certification


Substitute Teacher (all grades)
Aug 2012 - Present
Chesapeake Public Schools


Professional Photography Course
Sep 2012 - Aug 2016
New York Institute of Photography
BA in Linguistics and Multicultural Communications
Sep 2006 - Jul 2010
Moscow State University


Limited Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Photo by Valentina C.

Photo by Valentina C.

Photo by Valentina C.

Photo by Valentina C.

Photo by Valentina C.

Photo by Valentina C.


1 Review

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Maria Bulannikova Jan 6, 2017
Photography · Online

I had a great lesson with Valentina. She is a professional and a pleasant personality and gave me a very informative session on photography. As a beginner I feel very motivated to continue to study photography and highly recommend this teacher.

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