Elyse specializes in tutoring French and Spanish. Having lived in France during her most formative childhood years, she is a near native French speaker. After 10 years in France, she spent a year studying Spanish in Costa Rica. She went on to further study the two languages at Seattle Pacific University, from where she graduated with a B.A. in European Studies: French, and a certificate in Secondary Education. Elyse’s most recent teaching experience includes 2 years teaching French at Garfield High School. Other experience includes tutoring and leading study groups during her time at Seattle Pacific University, teaching French immersion camp for children ages 4-11 at the Alliance Française of Seattle in the summer of 2012, and 2 years substitute teaching for French and Spanish teachers in the Seattle School District. Elyse’s other passions include hiking, cats, nutrition and fitness. She is currently studying for her NASM personal trainer certification while coaching at a gym.