Chantal grew up in the suburbs of Paris. After graduating from high school with a Baccalaureate in Science, she started university in Paris XII, then moved to Boston, MA, where she finished her education at Bentley College with a Bachelor’s in Accountancy. Chantal also studied yoga and became a certified yoga teacher in Cambridge, MA in 2005. She worked several years in the banking field as a manager and taught yoga in several states, including Florida for many years. Chantal moved to Maine and started teaching French in 2015. She received a DELF Teaching Certificate from the French Ministry of Education and graduated from the Extended Teacher Education Program (ETEP- Masters in Teaching and Learning) at USM. She teaches French at South Portland High School and DELF classes at the French School of Maine. Chantal enjoys spending time with family and friends, going for walks and discovering new places. She is very happy to be part of the Alliance Française du Maine and is looking forward to meeting more francophones.