Humanities Chair, International Student Coordinator, French and Humanities Instructor
Gabriella has lived between Washington, D.C., Paris and Rome. Educated in international schools, including l’Ėcole Active Bilingue, an IB school in Paris, Gabriella then earned her BA in Art History at the American University of Paris with a minor in Art from Parsons Paris School of Art and Design.
While living in Rome before moving to Santa Fe in 2009, Gabriella pursued her teaching career at Oxford Institutes as a certified ESL instructor; she also specialized in FFL and IFL, and taught at Rome International School, an IB K-12 school where she headed the Art Department, chaired the Cultural Education Committee and taught modern languages, humanities, art and art history. In 2003, she earned an MA in Humanities from California State University.
Gabriella is an avid linguist, traveler and painter who loves outdoor sports and a good book. She has a wonderful husband who is an award winning Italian film director, and two lovely daughters who constantly remind her that life is all about living. Gabriella is a certified IB instructor.