Olessia Apert

Russian, Russian as a Second Language, Russian Theater

Olessia Apert is a professional Russian university-trained pedagogue (Novosibirsk State University, M.A. in Russian Philology and Pedagogy), additionally certified as a Russian as a Foreign Language and Montessori teacher, contributing author for a new children's Russian magazine "Cat in a Bag" - "Кот в Мешке". Olessia with her French-speaking husband came to the USA from France where she lived for 10 years and taught Russian for several years. However, her most significant "certificate" is her three trilingual daughters. She has taught various classes at the Do-Re-Mi: Russian, RSL, Language Development, Russian Through Music for Toddlers, Russian Theater, bringing her creativity and resourcefulness into all programs she has taught.