Orfilia Ward is a Tri Lingual Spanish Teacher at the Music and Language Learning Center.
She has over 22 years of experience in the education field, including Hispanic Linguistics, Spanish Teaching, Curriculum Development and Course planning and facilitation; additionally, she is well versed in administering DELE testing to students to identify what level of Spanish they need to be placed into. Before joining the Music and Language Learning Center, Orfilia taught at Nippon Hispanic Academy for 5 years while simultaneously teaching at the Langland language institute in Japan for 11 years, as a Spanish Language Professor. She also worked at Kawasaki Motors as a Spanish Teacher and at Kanagawa International school teaching young children Spanish; additionally, she also taught online at Take Lessons as a Spanish teacher for 6 years.
She has vast experience teaching the Spanish language that spans over 22-year while teaching to a wide age group of students ranging from the ages of 5 to 81 years of age. Orfilia earned her Bachelor’s degree from Atlantic International University in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a certified Spanish Curriculum Developer by Cervantes Spanish Institute furthermore she is well versed in the administering of the DELE and CEFR testing and language level placement; additionally, she has a certification in Microsoft Programs as an Office Assistant and is Certified in CPR. She was selected as “Professor of the Year” from the Language Institute and graduated at toward the top of her class at Atlantic International University. Orfilia strives to make her lessons custom tailored to each student and truly enjoys watching her students excel.