My name is Lan Le. I graduated with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. I’ve also done graduate work in History and obtained a teaching credential from the California State University, Long Beach with an emphasis in Social Science.
As student at the collegiate level, I worked with students in the AVID program, a college readiness system for elementary through higher education that is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. I’ve also worked with many K-12 teachers when conducting field work for education courses.
I currently work as an ELL Facilitator for the Genesee School district. I support English Language Learners (ELLS) with language acquisition and content comprehension, school-based support services. My teaching experiences in History and English have enabled me to teach successfully in a multicultural environment that includes English language learners, students with special needs, and gifted learners. I was able to develop and present comprehensible, stimulating lesson
plans that facilitate all learning styles.
Growing up in California, I was fortunate to live in a diverse environment which aided in my understanding of numerous cultures. Being a recipient of the Fulbright-Hayes Language Award, it allows me to travel to many places around the world. My learning engagements in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia have expanded my personal worldview. A goal for my students is for them to become literate and knowledgeable about different people, cultures, and the world. As a teacher
of the Sprout school, I hope to show my students that learning English is another way for them to engage in different cultures. Students can use English as a mean of communication in everything from news report to entertainment to international business. People who speak two or more languages are often ideal candidates for jobs travel or international business. It is my hope that students will be able to use what they learn to be successful in life and reach their future
goals. I believe education is a gateway for students to learn the skills necessary for them to be a useful member of society.