Nathaniel grew up on the East Coast of the United States. He was drawn into teaching by his desire to experience other cultures and their peoples firsthand. Nathaniel holds a Certificate IV in TESOL from the Australian International College of Language as well as a State of Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in ESOL (K-12). His teaching philosophy is centered around fun and strong teacher-student relationships. He believes that when children are having fun and enjoying themselves they begin to deepen their inquiry skills into the knowledge they are trying to attain. A lover of language learning himself, in his free time you can find him studying Arabic or Korean, exercising and engaging in intramural athletic activities, trying new foods, attempting to locate the closest beach, or enjoying an iced Vietnamese coffee.