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Bayard Nielsen

Modern Language Teacher

Education
B.A., Psychology, UC Davis
Diploma, Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Zamora, Spain
Single subject credential, Spanish, University of San Diego Extension
Google for Education Certified Trainer
M.A. Educación y Nuevas Tecnologías, UDIMA, Madrid, Spain
Google for Education Certified Innovator
National Board Certified World Language Teacher

Professional Associations
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
California Language Teacher Association
Computer Using Educators
Silicon Valley Computer Using Educators

Courses Taught
Spanish II Honors, Spanish II Honors, Advanced Spanish Culture & Conversation

Personal Statement
What I like best about teaching at Notre Dame is that I can push my students to do things they thought were impossible, and that my students welcome the challenge. My students are motivated, creative, believe in each other and themselves, and don't give up.