Main Profile profile for Claudia Miettunen

Claudia Miettunen
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Mentor Teacher
Program Year: 
2009-2010
2010-2011
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Bio: 
Claudia Miettunen is originally from Rome, New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from SUNY Oswego and her Masters Degree in Teaching from SUNY Binghamton. While in college, she studied in both Spain and China. Ms. Miettunen is currently the World Language Teacher at Ithaca High School, and the Chinese Club Advisor. She was also an Intensive Summer Language Institute participant in China in 2008 and assisted in the acquisition of an Ithaca Public Education Initiative Grant. When not teaching, Ms. Miettunen enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and spending time with her husband and children. She was the mentor teacher for Sun Liang during the 2009-2010 academic year and Lin Yimei during the 2010-2011 academic year.