We employ native speaking certified language instructors with experience in Dutch/Flemish Language instruction in a variety of settings. All of our teachers can administer the CNaVT.
Alexandra van Oeteren, founder, has a Masters in Dutch/English, a high school teaching certificate and a diploma in Theatre Science. She also has an MBA in General Management. She has taught adults and children both in classroom and private settings for over 20 years. She is a certified examiner for the CNaVT (Certificate Dutch as a Foreign Language) and was an academic Dutch tutor at Northwestern University. She was the principal of an NTC school in the US for over 15 years. She lives in the Chicago Suburbs and teaches small groups, private lessons and online lessons.
Davina Dhondt has a bachelor's degree in Dutch and history and is certified to teach.. Davina taught Dutch in diverse settings to students of different ages and various levels. Being a jack of all trades she has worked in a variety of industries (hospitality, sales, management, ...) but the one thing that she always goes back to is her first love: teaching. She lives in New York and teaches online lessons, small groups and private lessons.
Katleen Speelman has a Masters and a Teaching Certificate in History, she has taught history and general subject courses s.a. Dutch for almost 17 years. She is passionate about delicious food and the European culture. She also loves to take her students on Virtual and Culinary Trips to Europe and provides European Cooking Classes. She lives in Milwaukee and teaches online lessons and private lessons.
Esther Sunnex has a grade school teaching degree. She taught in various primary schools before moving to New Zealand with her Kiwi husband. Besides being a homeschooling mother of five, Esther had her own small company sewing and selling baby carriers and worked in a Dutch pancake house. She also translates books from Dutch to English. She lives in a small town in New Zealand that was the location of the Hobbiton Movie set.
Call Alex at 630/664 29 37 or Check us out on Facebook @dutchflemish