Whitney Vallenari

Whitney V.

Denton, TX

About Whitney V.

Whitney teaches: Ages 3 and up
Teaching since: January 2007
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

Whitney has been teaching private lessons since 2008 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, her studio or online. Whitney has helped students develop a life-long love of language and acquire the ability to communicate effectively in French, Spanish and English.

Whitney has a Bachelors in French and Spanish from the University of North Texas and a Masters in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Westminster. A translator, interpreter and certified teacher in the State of Texas, Whitney has developed a comprehensive IB elementary, middle and high school language program. As an expert in her field, Whitney loves helping new students achieve their goals and develop a life-long love of language. Whitney's teaching style is interactive, comprehensive and focused on getting you speaking the language from day one! She specializes in tailoring programs to fit the needs of all students, from pre-schoolers to professionals.

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Working with students in Denton ISD

Experience

Translator and Interpreter

Aug 2012 - Present
Sprout Language Solutions

Translated legal, medical and technical documents from Spanish and French into English. Interpreted for real estate companies, small businesses and non-profits from Spanish and French into English.

Spanish & French Tutor

Jan 2008 - Present
Sprout Language Solutions

Tutored students aged 3-adult French and Spanish.

French Teacher

Aug 2014 - Aug 2016
Denton ISD

Taught IB PYP French at an elementary school in Denton. Developed a comprehensive K-5 French language curriculum.

French Teacher

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014
Carrollton-Farmer's Branch ISD

Taught IB French I, II, III & IV at Ranchview High School.

Education

MA Translation and Interpreting

Sep 2011 - Nov 2012
University of Westminster

BA French and Spanish

Aug 2005 - May 2009
University of North Texas

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Italian

Limited Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Teaching Certificate

Aug 2014
Texas Education Authority

EC-12 Teaching Certificate in the State of Texas

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