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Vanessa Varela

Spanish editor
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Member Type: Consultant
Last Login: Jan 05, 2013
Member Since: Jan 05, 2013


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Primary Affiliation:
  • Marquette University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, WI, United States)

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  • Spanish - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Skills & Interests

  • Humanities/World Languages/Spanish/Language (Expert)
    • Meticulous editor in Spanish with the ability to provide high-quality proofreading and editing services based on practice, formal education, domain of Spanish as a first language and a deep understanding of Latin culture. • Enthusiastic leader with experience in managing educational programs to foster the acquisition of Spanish as a second language, strategies to improve reading comprehension and composition; training for teachers, language summer exchange and parenting programs. •Dedicated facilitator with the ability to teach Spanish as a second language within the constructivism principles, centered-student model, scaffolding and learning styles. Qualified instructor that develops speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as an academic and social vocabulary to foster an appropriate communication and promote the Hispanic culture.

Education History

  • Foreign Language and Literature M.A. (05/2014)
    Marquette University
  • Bilingual Education Certificate (06/2008)
    Texas Educational Agency - Region IV
  • Education M.A. (05/2006)
    Universidad Marista
  • International Relations B.A. (05/1999)


  • Vanessa Varela. (2002). Dissertation: La politica diplomatica del gobierno de William Howard Taft en contra del regimen de Diaz 1908-1911. UNAM - Mexico.

Honors and Awards

  • Marquette University (01/2012)
    Marquette University, Partial Tuition Scholarships Award
  • PROBETEL- UNAM (01/1998)
    Funding for Dissertation research.
  • UNAM- Congratulatory letter (01/1993)
    UNAM, Congratulatory letter from the Dr. Sarukhán and Award for academic excellence, 1993