Ms. Baranova accomplished her diploma as a Specialist in Teaching and Translation of German and English languages from the Perm State Pedagogical University in Russia. She has also achieved the Austrian German Language diploma (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch), as well as the German as a Foreign Language diploma (Deutsch als Fremdsprache). Ksenia worked as a German and English teacher in the Euroschool Language Center in Russia where she taught both children and adults in one-on-one or group sessions, as well as other intensive courses. Currently, Ksenia handles German and English language classes for the Tutorial and Language Center at Enderun.
Joanna graduated from De La Salle University-Manila with a bachelor’s degree in Education Major in Guidance and Counseling with Specialization in Early Childhood Education as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Joanna clearly excelled in college. She was the Executive Vice President for the College of Education batch and finished with awards such as the Outstanding Student-Teacher Award; Service Merit Award; Faith, Service, and Community Award; and a nomination for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Psychology. She holds a master’s degree in Education with a major in Special Education and is a licensed teacher, a member of the Board for Professional Teachers Regulation Commission, and a recently certified TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) teacher. Having worked as a Teacher’s Assistant, Special Education Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, and Trainer for a number of schools and companies truly makes Joanna a qualified educator. She currently handles Integrated Skills and Specialized Skills classes in English.
Patrcia Mortel graduated as CumLaude from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Major in Special Education. She is currently completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology in the University of the Philippines. Patricia placed 10th when she took her Licensure Examination for Teachers in 2011. She has taught as a Literacy Teacher in Multiple Intelligences School and is still with the World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific, working as Project Supervisor. Currently, she is handling English classes for specific purposes. She is also a module writer for the Tutorial and Language Center at Enderun.
FRANCES HELENE HIPOLITO
Ms. Hipolito graduated from the University of the Philippines – Diliman with a bachelor’s degree in Family Life and Child Development. She further pursued her master’s degree in Special Education in the same university. She also accomplished a certificate course in Science Education from Ateneo de Manila University where she worked as an English and Science teacher, and class moderator. She also volunteered for the Ateneo Center for Education Development, designing and implementing model lesson plans, as well as training teachers in effective writing of lesson plans. Currently, Ms. Frances Hipolito is handling the intensive English classes and science tutorials at Enderun.
Ms. Bykova graduated Cum Laude from Cherkasy National University in Ukraine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature. In the same university, she also completed her Master of Arts degree in English Language and Literature. Language has been a key component in all of Elina’s past work experiences. She was an English teacher in Ukraine and a Russian Language Instructor in the Asian Center for Foreign Languages. Currently, Ms. Bykova handles our English for Specific Purposes classes and our English camps for the Koreans and Japanese students.
JUAN FELIPE CHOJOLAN ORDONEZ
Señor Felipe graduated from Instituto Normal Para Varones de Occidente (INVO) in 1992 with one of the highest academic distinctions, Cum Laude. His thesis Maestro de Educación Primaria Urbana merited the highest honors as well. Senor Felipe was also a consistent university scholar. He taught Philosophy in Universidad Rafael Landivar de Guatemala. He also handled classes in prestigious institutions in the Philippines such as Instituto de Cervantes, Lyceum Philippines and created these schools’ curricula ranging from beginner to advanced Spanish. Senor Felipe currently handles all the Spanish language programs of the Tutorial and Language Center of Enderun Colleges.
Monsieur Parra graduated from the University of Paris with a degree in Educational Sciences. He further pursued his studies in the ETSUP Graduate School of Social Work in Paris, specializing in Education. Cedric has worked as a Specialized Educator in the Children’s Home for Social Character (Œuvre de secours aux enfants), and the ESAT Home Parental Association for Handicapped (Association de Parents d’Enfants Déficients – L’Espoir). He has also worked as a French instructor for the Berlitz Language Center, and as a French translator for the Elevated Play Company. Currently, Cedric handles French language classes and tutorials under the Tutorial and Language Center at Enderun.
Carl graduated from San Diego State University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in International Security and Conflict Resolution and in Psychology. He obtained his Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in San Diego State University, American Language Institute. Carl worked as an English instructor in Jung Chul, Chang Won, Korea where he taught English to children of varying ages and English speaking levels. Currently, Carl is handling public speaking and American accent training courses under the Tutorial and Language Center.
Kendrick obtained his bachelor’s degree in Commerce, major in Marketing Management from De La Salle University-Manila. He has certification for Chartered Wealth Management from the American Academy of Financial Management and another certification for Registered Financial Planning under the Registered Financial Planner Institute of the Philippines. He has taught Mandarin to over 500 students in the past 4 years at AMA Computer College. Other than teaching, Kendrick has honed his talents as a freelance Financial Journalist for numerous publications such as Business Mirror, The Entrepreneur, and China Business. His background is incredibly diverse. He has been a TV host for CHInoy TV, an Associate Editor of WikiPilipinas, the Philippines’ largest Wiki Portal, and even a Digital Editor and Owner of Binondo Economics. Currently, Kendrick handles Mandarin tutorials.
Mikki Zaballero has a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, major in Mathematical Finance from Ateneo de Manila Univeristy. She graduated Valedictorian of her batch from Maryhill College and received Honorable Mention from Ateneo de Manila for her bachelor’s degree. She has worked as a Graduate Assistant for the Mathematics department and acted as a substitute teacher in the past. Apart from teaching, she currently works as a Risk Oversight and Performance Analytics Officer at Unionbank of the Philippines. She currently handles tutorials for Basic