CAROLINA POLYGLOT, INC.  * P.O. BOX 36334 * CHARLOTTE, NC 28236-6334
PHONE 704-366-5781 / 1-800-354-4756 * FAX 704-364-2998 *
E-MAIL : zsdepaula@carolinapolyglot.com

PROFESSOR ZILDA SOUZA DEPAULA

Dr. Zilda DePaula

AWARDS RECEIVED


  • 12-05-87 was proclaimed as “ Zilda DePaula’s International Day in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County” (Proclamation signed by the Board of County Commissioners).
  • 1979 “Gil Brauch Award” Charlotte Rotary Club; “Who -is- Who” among International Educators.
  • 1977Terry Sanford Award” for Creativity and Innovation among 5,000 candidates.

  • 1976Teacher of the year” at Central Piedmont College.

PUBLICATIONS


  • Co-author of the textbook “Andragogy in Action.”
  • M. A. thesis “Alegria y Sufrimiento en Martín Fierro” published in Spanish and English.
  • Survival English,” “500 Idioms.”

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES


  • Member of the Institute of International Education (IIE).
  • Association of International Educator.
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other languages (TESOL).
  • Member of Charlotte North Rotary Club - Category: University Professor.

WORK EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS


Director, Second Language Academy (English for Executives)                  1991-Present

Vice-President, Carolina Polyglot (Tutorial, Spanish and Portuguese).       1989-Present

Department Head, English as a Second Language at CPCC.                     1980-1989

Director, ESL & International Programs, Central Piedmont College           1976-1980

Founder & Lead Instructor of ESL Program, Central Piedmont College    1972-1975
Principal, Sudamtex Industrial School, Gavea Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

EDUCATION


Century University                                                  USA
Ph. D. in Education

Winthrop University                                                USA
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Spanish and Linguistics.

Brazil - US English Institute                                    Brazil
Teacher Training Course.

Brazil - US Language Institute                                Brazil
M.A.T.

University of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro                        Brazil
Bachelor of Science B.S. in Biology.

LANGUAGES


English,  Portuguese, Spanish, French, and Italian.

HOBBIES


Enjoys swimming, reading and traveling.



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