Christelle Beard is from Grenoble, France. She received a BA and a maîtrise from the Sorbonne in Paris and is certified as a teacher of French in the State of Texas. Prior to starting at Duchesne, she shared her passion for her native language with students in elementary school, middle school, high school, and college at the Heritage School in Georgia, Alliance Française of Houston, Kents Hill School in Maine, and Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Now in her fourth year at Duchesne, Mme. Beard teaches Middle School French.