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Emily Simonds

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Emily Simonds

Emily Simonds received her Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in December 2013. She then completed the first year of her graduate work in St. Petersburg, Russia as a part of the FIPSE grant (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education). In May of 2016, Emily Simonds completed a second Bachelor's degree in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies, focusing on Russian language and culture. She finished her Masters of Science in Bioengineering in August 2017.

Emily Simonds has been teaching across the globe for the past six years in subjects ranging from Russian and Latin to Engineering and Programming. She has been a certified TEFL/TESOL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language/Teaching English as a Second Language) instructor for over three years, working with refugees and recent U.S. immigrants to improve their English language skills. Her diverse teaching and educational background allows her to be flexible and adaptable in the classroom to adjust to each student's learning needs.

Emily currently teaches Russian at Georgia Tech and owns Propvocative Cosplay, a firm dedicated to the creation of unique and authentic 3D designs and props for cosplayers and sponsored events.