Debbie is a native of Riverside, California and graduated from North High School. She served in the U.S. Air Force for five years before enrolling in and graduating from UC Riverside with a B.A. in Linguistics. In addition, she holds a TEFL Certificate from UC Riverside where she taught in their Intensive English Program for over 25 years. In addition, she taught ESL in Switzerland for three years. Debbie teaches from the heart. She delivers lessons so that each student can reach their full potential, and she helps students understand how to communicate in English effectively.