Mrs. Ashkhen Hovsepian

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Personal profile: Originally from Armenia,  have now lived in Los Angeles for over 18 years, fluent in Russian and Armenian,  lifetime commitment to teaching made at a very young age, married, husband is a high school math teacher, oldest son is a banker, youngest is a lawyer;

Education:   Armenia-Graduated from Charents school, a highly gifted magnet with an emphasis on foreign languages, Charents School had elementary, middle and high combined in one and was one of the best schools of the capital of Armenia.  B.A. and Interpreter's Certificate at Russian and Foreign Languages State Institute,  Master teacher's title from Teachers Professional Institute.
USA-Multiple Subject Teaching Credential at CSUN, Bilingual Certificate of Competence in Armenian through the State of California, Literacy Coach certificate from LAUSD, Reading certificate and Reading Specialist credential at UCLA

Schools/Classes:  Armenia- taught English courses at Russian and Foreign languages State Institute, history, geography and English at Charents school, grades 1-10
USA-taught at Gardner Str. Elementary, grades  K-5, worked as the literacy coach at Gardner. Ivanhoe, Lockwood and Ramona Elementary schools, serving grades K-5, Kindergarten teacher at Franklin Elementary

Achievements: Recognized by Los Angeles Unified School District for outstanding success with students through the use of innovative teaching techniques, Commended by the City of West Hollywood for hard work and dedication, presented by certificates of appreciation for outstanding commitment and dedication as literacy coach, certificates of teacher appreciation for providing a quality program to the students of the Fairfax/Hollywood/L.A. Cluster

Hobbies/Special Interests: Reading, biking, hiking, knitting, yoga, listening to music, walking Nova, nature protector and lover.