A French native from Lille, Florence holds a bachelor’s degree in education sciences from the University of Toulouse II and a master’s degree in teaching English and French as a second language from Seattle Pacific University. She joined AFSeattle in 2010 and has been teaching at Seattle Pacific University since 2011.
After graduating in Social Science in Brazil, Marisol went to University of Rouen in Normandy to become a teacher. She taught French to college and Master students, professionals, tourists, teenagers, and children. Learning through situations and real-life contexts is her teaching method. She worked for the Alliance Française in Brazil teaching and coordinating a small group of teachers. She currently lives in Texas after residing in Brazil, France and Austria.
Hailey is excited to return to AFSeattle. She also works at the North Seattle French School, where her son has attended since preschool and is currently in 2nd grade. Hailey received her Ph.D. in French from the University of Washington in July 2018 and her MA in French literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago (2011). She grew up speaking French after attending the French American International School in Portland, OR. Being able to help others learn French and about Francophone cultures since 2009 has been a privilege and an opportunity from which she has learned a great deal, herself. À bientôt !
Claire holds a B.A. in Visual Communication and French and Francophone studies from Seattle Pacific University. Since 2016 she has taught music, writing, and French, and most recently served as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant France. She enjoys spending time outdoors, playing and attending concerts, and traveling. Claire is excited to join the AFSeattle team to share her passion for French language and culture with young learners in the Seattle area.
Theo grew up in Seattle and is now studying at McGill University in Montréal, where he gets to hang out with French speakers from all around the world. As a tutor, he’s given French, math, and piano lessons. Some of his favorite things are jazz and classical music, literature, and baseball. He’s excited to work with and have fun with young French learners at AFSeattle’s summer camps.