Nicole Layseca received her degree in French as a Second Language teacher from the Alliance Française in Paris, France and in Lima, Peru where she started teaching. In her fifteen years as a professional French teacher and tutor in the Philadelphia area, Ms. Layseca has taught beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. She has explored different methodologies to teach children and adults that include theater, dance and music.
She is currently on the faculty at the French International School of Philadelphia-EFIP and at the Alliance Française of Philadelphia, where she is committed to expanding the French language and culture through teachings as well as cultural activities like running book clubs.
As a certified examiner for the French official Diplomas, she has been examining DELF and DALF levels, both at EFIP and the Alliance Française of Philadelphia.
Prior to teaching in Philadelphia, she was also an attorney-at-law for ten years in Peruvian corporate and individual taxes: Senior and Manager of the Tax Division of Deloitte, and as Advisor in the Tax and Legal Area of the Peruvian Tax Authority. She has lectured on tax matters both in Peru and Mexico. She has a passion for having her students progress. She also enjoys being with family.