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Teresa Tolentino

Teresa Tolentino



Multilingual - Spanish/English/French - Read, write, and speak Spanish with total accuracy and flu-ency. Understand and speak conversational French. Read intermediate French. Studied Japa-nese and Russian.
Multicultural - Lived, worked, and studied in Mexico, Spain, Cuba, and Colombia. Countries visited - Austria, France, Czech Republic, and Switzerland. Studied and taught Diversity and Equity as it relates to myriad US cultures.
From 2005 to present - Working Artist - Mosaicist and Painter.
From July of 2022 to present-represented by Agora Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan, NYC.
Current invitations - France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Wales, Spain, and myriad cities of the United States.
From 2020 to present - Part-time Sales Associate at Home Depot.
From 2015 to present -Spanish Tutor.
From 1999 to 2015 - Spanish Instructor at the following universities:
Miami University, Oxford, OH. Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. University of Cincinnati.
From 1985 to 2001 - Spanish Teacher at the Seven Hills Upper School, Cincinnati, OH.
At Seven Hills - Leader of SEED - Seeking Educational Diversity and Equity.
NOTE: - prior to teaching - International publishing and export management.
BA Spanish - Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.
MA Spanish - University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
Additional studies at Xavier - MBA Business Studies/Marketing.
Additional studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ - Equity and Diversity.
Honored by Circle Foundation for the Arts for Artistic Excellence-2022, Circle Quarterly Art Review
Virtual Exposition at Metropolitan Art Museum , NYC, 2021, “El Gaiborismo”, with artists from Latin America.
Numerous Outstanding Teacher/Professor Awards throughout 30 year teaching career.
Recipient of Midwestern Regional Emmy Award for ABC television documentary about the lives and experiences of diverse Cincinnati youth.
Nominated as the OHIO Teacher of the Year by the Seven Hills Schools of Cincinnati, OH.
Recipient of Lavatus Powell Community Builder Award for Oxford and Cincinnati Region.
Member Who’s Who Among American Teachers.
Winner of one of 20 spots in XLab, a Xavier University Program for Entrepreneurs.


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