Bayard Nielsen

Bayard Nielsen

Department Chair, Modern Language; Modern Language Teacher

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; MA, Educación y Nuevas Tecnologías, UDIMA, Madrid, Spain; Google for Education Certified Innovator

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

Courses Taught
AP Spanish Language & Culture; Advanced Spanish Culture & Conversation; Spanish 3 Honors

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.