About Me

8397466015_cafccc3da6_bI am a 30-something international educator currently seeking out my present perfect in Budapest, Hungary. I teach at the American International School of Budapest which is my second international school. I’ve taught in Beirut, Lebanon (3 years) as well as Brooklyn, NYC (5 years).

For more on how I came to teach in Beirut read my first post. To read about my experience at the Search Associates job fairs where I landed my jobs in Beirut and Budapest, check out this series of posts. To hear me talk about teaching in Beirut, check out this interview I did with Alexa Hart of Atlas Sliced. If you’re headed to Beirut and want to know my best tips on how to meet people in the city, here is a guest post I wrote for Melibee Global.  Also, I love Silvana’s descriptions of life in Beirut in the interview she did for my International Educator Interview series. There are some good blogs in the side bar from international teachers in Beirut (some current, some former) with a lot of interesting info for teachers headed to Beirut.

See more of my photos on Flickr.

Follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Contact me! You can email me at thepresentperfectblog[at]gmail[dot]com. I look forward to hearing from you!

15 Comments on “About Me

  1. Welcome to B-town and hope you’ll have many fun and exciting times ahead!

  2. I’ll be teaching K-2 ESL this year at my school. I’m a first year teacher & am wondering if you have any books that you can recommend that helped you with planning activities for this age group?

  3. Welcome to Lebanon! Looking forward to reading and seeing (your photos are awesome) your perception of Beirut! 🙂

    -Dani.

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  5. Love reading your blog and thank you for passing by #MichCafe. Hope to meet you when I am in Beirut next month 🙂

  6. I would like to nominate you for the “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”. There are five rules you will need to take note of: (1) Display the award logo on your blog. (2) Link back to the person who nominated you. (3) State 7 things about yourself. (4) Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them. (5) Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award’s requirements. Congratulations and do continue to inspire! Bravo!

  7. I love your blog! Especially the International Educator Interviews! I was wondering if you might consider being a contributing author on The International Educator? I would like to start building a solid base of contributors, focusing on international teaching, and really I like what your doing on The Present Perfect!

    Take a look and let me know if your interested 🙂

    http://www.theinternationaleducator.com

  8. Great blog! I’ve just finished my teacher training and am hoping to work abroad in the near future. I look forward to reading about your adventures 🙂

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