Switzerland, CA, VA, AL
Was born and raised in Switzerland. Went to school there. Studied and experienced 1 year of Home Economics in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Studied nursing, music.
Austria: Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen: studied English and business certification
Napa Valley College
Humanities, 1980 - 1982
Took all classes necessary to earn my A.A. Degree: English, Chemistry, Political Science, German, Math, etc.
University of California, Davis College of Letters and Science
German Linguistics, 1982 - 1984
Thought that studying my "native" language would be a breeze, but was I wrong! It was taught in English. Lots of latin terminology was used but pronounced the American way. I studied three languages in one!
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Education, 1990 - 1991
Took all courses required for my MAED. Did student teaching in Kindergarten, first grade, 4th grade. Earned my Degree in Education with NK-8, German and French.
United States Sports Academy
Sports Med. and Sport Fit. Mgmt, 1994 - 1995
Studied for a double major in Sports Medicine and Sport Fitness Management. During this time, I also earned my Fitness Trainer Certification with ISSA.