Degrees and Certifications:
Master of Science in Education (John Hopkins University) Master of Business Administration (Portland State University) Certified in German (K-12) Certified in Elementary Education (K-6)
Mrs. Eva Clifton
Hallo und Willkommen! My name is Eva Clifton, and I am excited about being the German Teacher at Journey Middle School. I am a native German speaker and was born in Frankfurt, Germany. I speak English, German, and some Spanish and French. I grew up living in Brazil, the United States, India, and Germany. I completed my undergraduate studies (B.S. in International Business) in Germany (Reutlingen University) and my Master's in Business Administration (MBA) at Portland State University. My passion has always been teaching, and I have been fortunate that my career has allowed me to stay within Education. I have taught German 1 through AP German, Spanish for Elementary and Middle School, and I have been a private tutor. I also had the opportunity to work with ESL students (youth and adults) and teach them English. I completed my Master's in Education from Johns Hopkins University while living in Maryland, and we have lived in Madison since 2019.
Outside of teaching, I am busy with my family, gardening, and yoga. I am married with 2 children, 4 dogs, and 2 cats. We enjoy going for walks, bike rides, and going to the beach or pool.
I look forward to teaching German at Journey Middle School. I love teaching languages and am excited about bringing the German language and culture to the classroom.