B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies at the National University San Diego, California.
M.S. in Instructional Technology and Media Management in education Potsdam College of the State University of New York Potsdam, New York.
Teaching foreign language with an emphasis on learning disability challenges. I work closely with students with special needs in order to build confidence and study skills in the Spanish language.
As director of the Language Resource Center at Roanoke College, I actively pursue breaking edge technology and teaching methods to bring into the classroom as learning enrichment. I maintain a staff of student assistants, preparing them with interpersonal, customer service, and professional skill development.
Mid-Atlantic Association for Language Learning Technology (MAALLT) conference coordinator, Roanoke College Language Resource Center Director, Roanoke College Elementary Spanish Coordinator, and Foreign Language Placement Tool and Competency Test Coordinator, organize RC Foreign Language Department technology workshops, Roanoke County Advanced Placement Test Administrator for languages.
Aerobic exercises, yoga, Tai Chi, reading health/nutrition non-fiction, microbiotics and raw cooking, outdoor activities, gardening, feng-shui home design, furniture refurbishing, and much more!
“Peru is one of the better places to study abroad. There are not a lot of Americans [there] and so many natural wonders to see,” says Beck.