Instructor Spotlight: Colleen Comidy

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TESOL Certificate Program in Seattle WA
Colleen Comidy - TESOL Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Colleen Comidy - TESOL Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Your Next Adventure: Teaching English Abroad

Traveling to other countries can often focus on sightseeing, sometimes at the expense of truly getting to know a place — and the people who live there.

An exceptional way to learn more about a specific culture is to move there, and just stay awhile. And you can do that by learning a marketable skill — like teaching English — that will not only support you while you live in another country, it will give you an instant introduction to your new community.

The first step on this adventure? Get certified to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages — or TESOL for short.

Seattle Central’s TESOL Certification 90-hour program is comprised of a Basics and a Grammar course, with on campus and online educational elements.

Your sherpa is skilled instructor Colleen Comidy, who uses her extensive experience in teaching foreign languages and English as a Second Language to guide budding teachers in the fine art of teaching English to non-native speakers.

Read on to learn more about Colleen’s background and experience.

What classes do you teach for Seattle Central?

I teach a wide range of ESL classes in Seattle Central’s Institute of English (SCIE) — from beginning level to college bridge, in all 4 skill areas: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

In addition, I teach the TESOL Certificate classes — Basics and Grammar for TESOL — for Continuing Education.

How long have you been teaching?

32 years!

What's your educational & professional background?

While teaching has been my longest career — I have been at Seattle Central 16 years — I have done many interesting and varied things.

My BA from the University of Washington is in Clothing, Textiles and Art, and I worked for several years making leather bags and garments for a local Seattle shop.

I went on to working in the costume shop at Pacific Northwest Ballet, and after a few years managed the shop for a time. I was also a dresser for theatrical productions in Seattle.

While studying for my BA, I also took Italian classes and my love of the Italian language inspired me to go to Italy, where I found work with a bridal couturier. I spent a year there and when I came back, I decided to further my love of Italian by earning an MA in Italian Language and Literature at New York University.

While I studied, I worked for several costumers in New York, making costumes for Broadway plays and the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park productions. I also worked for a year at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Upon completion of my MA, I started to teach Italian at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Pratt Institute.

After some years, I decided to go abroad again and, at that time, I transferred my skills from teaching Italian to teaching English and I have been teaching English ever since!

What do you enjoy the most about teaching your classes at Seattle Central?

The students!

I meet so many interesting and inspiring people in the classroom.

I also enjoy just getting to know students, hearing their stories and watching them grow as learners and speakers of English.

I love Seattle Central’s diversity and commitment to serving all students.

I also love the lively urban setting, eating lunch in the Culinary Program’s dining rooms and Friday afternoon BOGO pastries!

Tell us about an inspirational teaching moment.

When students “get” it: They make a breakthrough and demonstrate proficiency in something they have been struggling with.

Colleen Comidy - TESOL Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Student Testimonial

Colleen did a great job, and I immensely enjoyed her class and teaching style! It is clear that she is very dedicated to the material and her students.

Colleen's Favorites

Music

  • I don’t really have one favorite — I enjoy jazz, blues, Motown, funk and more
  • Some of my all-time favorites are the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and Tina Turner, but I also enjoy many contemporary artists

Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Sewing
  • Walking

Movies

  • It changes all the time — I like “slice of life“movies that have happy, sad, humorous and unexpected moments
  • Recently, I really enjoyed Brooklyn and Boyhood

Tai Chi Brings Balance to Your Life

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Tai Chi - Kew Gardens | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Tai Chi - Wounded Warriors @ Fort Bragg | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Tai Chi - Grand Rapids | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Snapshots of Tai Chi from around the world:

A group of women practicing it together in Kew Gardens; soldiers at Fort Bragg using it to reduce stress; a community celebrating it during the Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids, MI.

Go with the Flow

While Tai Chi was originally conceived of as a martial art — and there are some styles and forms that still emphasize this element — the Yang style hand form was transformed by Yang Chengfu to create a slow and steady style of movement.

Because it was easy for anyone to pick up and practice, it gained in popularity in China, and then rapidly spread around the world.

People of all ages and abilities practice Tai Chi because it helps them:

  • Improve their balance and flexibility
  • Develop and maintain muscle strength
  • Positively impact their cardio-vascular system
  • Reduce stress
  • Bring more mindfulness to their posture

Be simple and true to your own nature. Be selfless and at peace with the way things are.

— Lao Tsu

Instructor Richard Aries has been offering the Yang style of Tai Chi at Seattle Central since 1980, and it continues to be one of our most popular classes.

He began practicing it in 1974, when a back injury led him to research ways in which he could strengthen the muscles in his lower spine. He had heard that Tai Chi was very good for the lower body, so he began to study the Yang Short Form with a Taiwanese teacher.

Now at the age of 67, he has found that practicing this short exercise for the past 40+ years has helped him maintain his overall health, as well as his balance.

“As we age, we may begin to experience balance issues,” he noted. “Tai Chi brings better kinesthetic awareness, reducing the possibility that we’ll fall as we get older.”

Tai Chi has been called moving meditation, or meditation in motion, and Richard has found it has helped him keep is mind off of the day-to-day issues that inevitably arise in our busy world.

When he practices as part of a group, it brings an atmosphere of community and connection that is sometimes missing in the modern world. And when he practices it on his own, he finds it to be a self-healing and meditative experience.

Student Stories

Here are what a few of Richard’s students have to say about the benefits of practicing Tai Chi:

This class is a perfect way to end the work day. Gentle warm-up movements, focused movements, kind reminders that wherever we are is just right — it doesn’t matter if we’ve been practicing for years or this is the first time — sprinkled with laughter, good humor, and wonderful classmates. These are the ingredients that inspire me to continue with the class.  — Debra

I am a 71 year old woman who was having balance problems, such as falling off my bicycle. After only a few weeks of taking Richard’s class, I was falling much less. He is a great teacher: Serious, knowledgeable, fun, patient and kind. — Cassandra

I have taken Richard’s class at Seattle Central for over four years. Besides being extremely well-versed in massage,Tai Chi, martial arts and more arcane whole body healing methods, I would classify Richard as a Shaman of Kinesiology. He has expertise in the movement of body and mind throughout life. — John

Wu Wei: The Art of Doing Nothing

If you enjoyed learning about Wu Wei, pick up the Tao Te Ching for more inspiration.

Tell Your Story in a Brand New Way

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Creative Writing Workshop | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Learn to Capture Your Readers' Attention in Our Creative Writing Workshop

Do you have a story in you, just waiting to get out? We’re pretty sure the answer to that question is a resounding YES!

But all the drive and ideas and passion in the world won’t magically turn into a finished manuscript — that’s where some serious structure and expert guidance comes in.

Our Creative Writing Workshop is designed to give you just that: Tailored to meet the needs of each student, award-winning writer EC Murray will lead you through the process.

Budding writer? Great! She’ll show you the ropes.

Seasoned novelist in the midst of a challenging revision? She’s here to provide you just the constructive feedback you need.

Read on to learn more about EC’s approach to the class, and why you’ll benefit from joining her this Fall.

How long have you been teaching this class?

The Creative Writing Workshop is actually a new class, but it’s an amalgamation of several classes I’ve taught at Seattle Central and Tacoma Community College over the years.

Some of my other classes include More Writing, Please; So You Want to be a Writer?; and Intermediate Creative Writing.

What inspired you to teach the Creative Writing Workshop?

I once knew a brilliant man who’d always dreamed of being a writer. Whether due to fear, pride or distraction — I don’t know — he died without ever writing a story or book. But, he did inspire me to pursue my writing, no matter how hard or scary it was. And indeed, my first pieces should never have seen the light of day!

One can only write better if they learn the skills necessary to structure their talent, and that is where I, as a teacher, come in. It took six years for me to become an award-winning author, and I never would have succeeded if it weren’t for the inspiration, encouragement and often tough love of my teachers and editors.

So, what inspired me to teach? The desire to pass it forward. My goal is to offer a sanctuary where students can have fun, learn, share and grow in creativity.

Two quotes come to mind:

  • “Compare writing to playing the piano. People think they can start off playing Bach, but they need to begin with Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.”
  • “Sometimes your first book isn’t publishable. But, you can’t write your second book until you’ve written your first.”

How is this class different from others that you teach?

The unique approach I’ve developed is dividing story writing, whether fiction or non-fiction, into three components:

  1. Plot
  2. Character development
  3. Prose

Through lecture, writing in class, review and modest critique, I will help students strengthen their writing to create a solid foundation for their story.

In order to individualize the class as much as possible, I will tweak the syllabus to meet each students’ needs.

It’s important for students to feel the freedom to “just it let flow” and get the words on paper, but then they must begin to master skills to shape those words into a piece, which cause their readers to keep turning the page.

Who would benefit from participating in this workshop?

This is a great class for anyone who ever felt a little tickle, telling them to write.

We’ll work on fiction, non-fiction, short stories and full-length books, so all styles are welcome.

Some of the types of writers that would find this experience valuable include:

  • Those who’d love to write but either know where to start, or haven’t been able to finish their first work
  • Writers that have written a great deal, but don’t have the tools to capture their readers’ attention
  • First time writers, as well as those working on revisions to existing pieces

This workshop will give students the structure and guidance to start, work on and/or finish their work!

Student Testimonial

I consider workshops a success if I can take away one good idea.

Taking Ms. Murray’s class was a breath of professional air, as every single one of her class sessions yielded notes and notes of new ideas.

I can’t believe how much I learned in a short period of time.

Ms. Murray covered topics from achieving emotional depth, to narrative coherency in ‘maintaining the dream,’ to practical advice on publishing.

I am thankful for the opportunity to learn from her, and I highly recommend Ms. Murray.

— Michelle Marshman, former student, Intermediate Creative Writing

Describe an inspirational moment you've had while teaching.

One student came to class saying she didn’t like to read, but had a story to tell.

I funneled books to her that she loved reading, and eventually, her drafts became better and better. She could see the flaws in her own writing, and recognized how other authors overcame similar kinks.

I also love when a student understands which details enhance a story, and which aren’t important to convey their intention.

It’s most inspiring when a student takes feedback to heart, revises until it becomes a strong piece; when they understand the power of motivation, intricacy of plot, or a more rhythmic pattern in prose.

Publication is not always the end goal, but I was thrilled when one student won Honorable Mention from Glimmer Train and another self-published her book.

Yoga Poses for Morning, Noon & Night

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Yoga Poses for Morning, Noon & Night | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Yoga Poses for Morning, Noon & Night | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Yoga Poses for Morning, Noon & Night | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Rejuvenate, Revitalize & Relax

Yoga is like a gentle massage for your muscles and internal organs, and you don’t have to be a skilled yogini to benefit from regularly practicing simple yoga poses.

We asked our resident expert, Julia Goldie, to help us develop easy-to-reference guides that will help you start your day off right, take some time for yourself during a hectic workday, and relax and unwind before you turn in for the night.

If you’re interested in some guidance on how to incorporate yoga into your daily life, please download our Morning Yoga: Sun A Salutations, Mid-Day Yoga: Desk Stretches and Evening Yoga: Relax + Unwind guides. They incorporate illustrations and step-by-step instructions on when to breathe, how to safely achieve the poses and how long you should hold them.

And if you’re looking for more hands-on guidance, please join us for one of our yoga classes:

 

Fall 2016 Registration is Open!

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Do you love the work that you’re doing? Is it satisfying for you, or would you like more from it? Do you know how to communicate effectively, collaborate with others and negotiate to get what you want?

Join us this Fall as we explore different ways to help you advance your ‘soft skills’ — and, hopefully, your career.

Featured Programs

Lifelong Learning

Artistic Photo Composition
New! Discover the elements of composition and take your photography to a more artistic place.

Creative Writing Workshop
New! Tap your creativity and learn how to write compelling stories that will resonate with readers.

Hiring & Working with a Home Remodeling Contractor
New! Planning a remodel? Learn how to plan and communicate effectively with your contractor.

Self Defense 102 for Women
New! Build on your strategies for dealing with confrontation, setting boundaries and physical defense.

 
Professional Development

How to Run an Effective Meeting
Skillfully prepare for and conduct a meeting that inspires productive collaboration and teamwork.

Negotiation – Get What You Want
Learn how to successfully advocate for yourself and others during this practical online course.

Professional Boot Camp
Develop your network, expand your skills and more in this practical series of workshops.

Work Smarter, Not Harder
Are you proactive or reactive? Get tips on how to take control of your never-ending to-do list.

Share Your Expertise and Teach at Seattle Central

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Teach for Us | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Teach [teech] v. to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction.

Do you have a love for something that you’d like to share with others?

Seattle Central’s Continuing Education program is built on the passionate expertise of our instructors, and we’re always looking for innovative new classes to share with our community.

If you’re a local expert with a unique perspective and want to share your knowledge with others, we’d love for you to join our dynamic team of talented industry professionals.

We’re always accepting class proposals, and here are a few areas in which we’d like to expand our program:

  • Writing – Professional, Creative, Poetry
  • Photography
  • Performing Arts – Dance, Theater, Music
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Home Improvement / Decorating
  • Leadership / Business Skills
  • Computer / Software Skills
  • Tech Skills for Non-Tech Professionals

If you have the skills and experience and you’d like to share them with your community, please consider submitting a proposal to us.

 

HR Basics Shows Non-HR Managers the Ropes

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HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Are You Dotting the Right I's and Crossing the Right T's?

As anyone who works in a small business or start-up environment cant attest to, you’re often asked to juggle different responsibilities and wear several hats on a daily basis — some of which may be in your area of expertise, and others not so much. But even in larger businesses, you may be promoted into a position where you’re managing others for the first time, without previous knowledge of the basics of human resources.

During her work training others on a variety of professional development topics, Yvonne Freitas McGookin met many new managers with very limited background and understanding of human resources. This minimal experience often translated into a lack of confidence on their part.

Responding to that need, she developed her HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager workshop, which provides an overview of the essential elements of human resources for those with little experience in the field.

We’re excited to offer it at Seattle Central beginning Summer 2016, and we asked her to share more background on the class.

How long have you been teaching?

I’ve been teaching part-time at the college-level for about 15 years and have taught various HR courses for about 10 years.

I differentiate between teaching courses and delivering training workshops.

What inspired you to teach HR Basics?

In my work, I encounter a lot of people who have some responsibility for the HR function, but have not been received any formal training.

Oftentimes, they feel unsure about their job and whether their organization is complying with HR laws and best practices.

An ‘HR Basics’ course, like this one, can provide essential knowledge, as well as confidence.

How is this class different from others that you teach?

I teach graduate-level classes at Northeastern University, as well as provide a variety of other training to organizations.

This class is focused specifically on those new to HR, and assumes they have little or no experience in the field.

Why would someone want to take HR Basics?

For anyone who has some responsibility for the HR function and has little or no formal training, this class will offer practical guidance and resources.

Knowing basic compliance issues and some best practices can help to alleviate potential problems or anxiety.

Also, if someone is interested in the HR field and would like to learn some basics, this class would be a helpful opportunity.

HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Describe an inspirational moment in this class.

When people take this class, they feel better knowing that they aren’t alone out there trying to handle the HR function without much formal training.

Not only do they gain information and resources, but they also begin to network with each other.

Developing a support network is a great way to share ideas and resources.

Yoga Instructor Spotlight: Dee Williams & Julia Goldie

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Julia Goldie - Yoga Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Yoga Teacher Training & Certification | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Dee Williams - Yoga Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Deepen Your Practice

Yoga is a lifelong study — there’s a reason that it’s called a ‘practice’ and not ‘perfect.’ Whether you gain new insights into yourself or discover different ways to move your body, it is always changing, and always challenging.

If you’ve been taking classes for awhile and are wondering what your next step might be, consider taking a teacher training program.

This summer, we’re offering our first Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Program in collaboration with Seattle Central’s Mitchell Activity Center. For enthusiasts who want to have a greater understanding of alignment, flow, anatomy & physiology as it relates to yoga, our 100-hour intensive will provide you an in-depth look at this discipline. And if you’re interested in teaching yoga professionally, our 200-hour intensive will provide the same in-depth information, with twice as much time to practice and apply what you’ve learned — plus, you’ll be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance upon completion.

This program is taught by Dee Williams and Julia Goldie, who were kind enough to share with us more about their backgrounds. Read on to learn more about them.

What classes do you teach for Seattle Central?

Dee: I am teaching the Yoga Teacher Training starting this summer.

Julia: Yoga and Total Body Conditioning.

How long have you been teaching?

Dee: I started teaching at the community college level over twenty years ago. My love for teaching yoga began in earnest in 2007.

Julia: I started off teaching art 14 years ago, then wilderness recreation skills 13 years ago, and fitness specific classes 6 years ago.

What's your educational & professional background?

Dee: I have a background in the tech industry and worked at several companies that are credited with leading the information technology revolution.

Julia: Business, Art, Fitness and Recreation

What do you enjoy the most about teaching your classes at Seattle Central?

Dee: I most enjoy helping new students start their journey into yoga. I also appreciate that the school has a variety of innovative programs for people of all backgrounds.

Julia: The group atmosphere creates sense of community and a support system to keep on developing the type of fitness you practice. I love the diversity of people we get at the college. We get all ages, body types, levels of fitness, cultures and ethnicities in each class.

Tell us about an inspirational teaching moment.

Dee: The most inspirational learning moment was when I learned that yoga helps you explore yourself at a very deep level.

Julia: The wonderful thing about yoga is that there are so many of these moments. One of my favorites happened about half a year ago when I received a beautiful email from a former student telling me how my class had changed her life. How the love she developed for yoga in my class has become part of her, leading to a healthier, happier and well balanced lifestyle. She had severe sciatica before starting yoga, it affected her sleep, school work, social life, weight and overall quality of life. Before yoga she thought she was going to have to live this way for ever.

There are two types of people in the world, those who pursue their dreams and those who defer them.

Dee & Julia's Favorites

Dee

  • Music: Jazz
  • Movie: The Matrix
  • Seattle Restaurant: Lucky Diner in Belltown
  • Hobby: Roller skating

Julia

  • Music: Sugar Magnolia by the Grateful Dead
  • Movie: Mary Poppins
  • Seattle Restaurant: Thai Amorn is my favorite near Seattle, but it is in Mountlake Terrace. In Seattle proper I would have to say Dragonfish.
  • Hobby: Yoga

 

Develop Your Leadership Skills Through Business Improvisation

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Thinking On Your Feet: Business Improvisation | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Thinking On Your Feet: Business Improvisation | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Thinking On Your Feet: Business Improvisation | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Think on Your Feet

The phrase ‘Yes, and …’ has been recently been popularized by the theatrical improvisation community. It’s used to facilitate improvisation — no matter what your partner presents, you respond positively, and then build on it.

But this technique doesn’t have to be limited to the stage; in fact, it’s quite powerful when used in your personal and professional lives.

Improvisation skills help you learn how to be a better listener, will enable you to collaborate with your team more effectively and give you the confidence to speak in front of groups.

Theatrical professional Julian Schrenzel has been teaching non-performers the power of improv for the last few years, and he’s bringing his business improvisation skills to Seattle Central this summer.

Learn more about what you can expect from taking his fun, dynamic Thinking on Your Feet: Business Improvisation workshop.

How long have you been teaching Business Improvisation?

I began teaching this class almost 2 years ago for the University of Washington faculty & staff, but I ‘officially’ began teaching improvisation to ‘non-performers’ (or so they consider themselves…) in February of 2013.

What inspired you to teach it?

Most of the people I lead in this class have little or no experience with theatrical improvisation — or even being on a stage — so I’m inspired by seeing my students light up when they discover and master a new tool that helps them become more confident and more self-assured in front of a group of strangers.

How is this class different from others that you teach?

This class is called ‘Thinking On Your Feet’, and it is specifically geared to help people become more effective and confident speakers.

This workshop really explores decision making on the fly, and learning how to become comfortable with the un-scripted.

It’s a very, VERY fun class, and it gently challenges participants to take a step out of their comfort zone, and into the unknown.

Why would someone want to take Thinking on Your Feet?

People who assume a position of leadership — at work, in play, volunteering, or even at home, must master certain skills to become effective leaders.

Things like learning to REALLY listen, making a decision in the heat of the moment, and taking action without being paralyzed by self-judgement; these are skills that most people could benefit from having in their toolbox.

This workshop is an exploration of these tools.

Who would benefit the most from taking Business Improvisation?

I would say, if you breath in and out, and have a heart beat, this class is right for you! 🙂

Seriously though, leaders, this class is great for people who want to become more uninhibited and free in their interactions with others, and folks who are passionate about being strong team members.

Describe an inspirational moment in this class.

Last year, I had an 80-year-old student, a great-grandmother in my class. In the beginning, she wasn’t even sure that she could physically engage in the exercises.

This year, that same student recently won a regional toast-masters award for best speech! She is also a regular student in my most challenging workshops. Her accomplishment is very inspiring to me!

Instructor Spotlight: Teresa Ramon Joffre

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Teresa Ramon Joffre - Spanish Language Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Teresa Ramon Joffre - Spanish Language Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education
Teresa Ramon Joffre - Spanish Language Instructor | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

The United States Is the 2nd Largest Spanish-Speaking Country in the World

 

You read that right. After Mexico, more people in the US speak Spanish (either as their primary / only language, or as bilingual speakers) than any other Spanish-speaking country. And it’s only growing.

As a professional, knowing how to speak Spanish with your coworkers, colleagues and customers is becoming more and more important. Since we began offering our Spanish for Business Professionals Level 1 course last year, the demand has increased quarter over quarter — resulting in the addition of a Level 2 course, with a Level 3 possibly on the horizon.

The popularity of these classes is due, in part, to the increased used of Spanish in the workplace, but it’s also due to the dynamic and inspirational teaching methods of the instructor, Teresa Ramon Joffre. With a background in professional translation for different industries, she’s uniquely skilled to guide professionals in the basics of business Spanish. She also offers Spanish Conversation classes for those who want to practice speaking Spanish more naturally and effectively.

Read on to learn more about Teresa.

What classes do you teach for Seattle Central?

I teach Spanish for Business Professionals (Level 1 and Level 2) and Spanish Conversation (beginner and intermediate).

How long have you been teaching?

I have been teaching for a year at Seattle Central, and I have been teaching Spanish for over 15 years in total.

What's your educational & professional background?

I have a translation degree from NYU, and am a professional Spanish Translator for primarily the biomedical and health sciences fields.

In addition to my work at Seattle Central and my translation work, I am a ESL/EFL teacher.

What do you enjoy the most about teaching your classes at Seattle Central?

I enjoy the interaction with the students and the opportunity to be a facilitator in their language experience. It is also wonderful to introduce them to the culture.

Seattle Central is a great place to learn and teach. I see students from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. I also feel a lot of support from my supervisors and they are so open to new ideas and projects.

Tell us about an inspirational teaching moment.

My most inspirational teaching moment is when I see students understand the language and make progress.

Also, when they find a passion in the language; for example, they start enjoying poetry or music in Spanish.

Student Testimonials

Teresa is a gifted teacher. She was adept at tailoring the class to various language experience levels. The class was a lot of fun.

Teresa Ramon has an outstanding ability to get students to speak Spanish in the classroom and not be embarrassed by their mistakes. She is an excellent teacher.

Teresa is just delightful and is a wonderful teacher.

Teresa's Favorites

Hobbies

  • I enjoy walking specially in the Summer. The parks in Seattle are so beautiful.
  • I practice yoga and I am a yoga teacher. I occassionally organize workshops to teach yoga in Spanish.

Movies

  • I love comedies, Woody Allen and Pedro Almodovar are some of my favorites.
  • I am very inspired by the new Peruvian and Latin American Independent films or productions.
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