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« Juan has an extensive experience and knowledge in the design and use of different materials. He is very punctual, kind, patience and very responsable. I highly recommend Juan as your art and design tutor! »
$26/h
1st lesson is free!
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Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Juan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • At their place
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Spanish students and culture in Calgary, a graduate Spanish teacher with step to step method

Methodology

I use videos, text, trips, pics, simulated situations and more. Based on text and videos I will go gradually teaching you the most common words and phrases to keep and maintain a conversation, so you can feel confident traveling all around to Spanish languages countrys, and business.

Background

I am a full-time professor with master and a 1-year doctorate in progress. more than 23 years as a full-time professor, my students are working all around the world in very prestigious places and establish companies, " hablo claro y comunico con pasion"

Rates

Transportation Fee : $28
Rate for online lessons : $ 25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $125
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $240
Lessons offered by Juan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
At their place
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
  • Accent reduction-Spanish
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Juan's Resume

Juan José Gafaro
175 Manora Place Suite 73 NE Calgary T2A5P7
Cell (concealed information) – (concealed information)
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Profile: Spanish teacher

My philosophy is bringing spanish, collaboration, excellence, creativity and innovation in society

Areas Expertise:

Professor of innovation | research profile | Industrial Designer Developer | Leader Oriented Product design | Prototyping | Worshop Natural Fibers Expert | Analyze Data | development of paradigm design | Connected with Environment | Process Design | Collaborative Model Making | Human Factors for Disability | Educational texts and articles | Engineer Management | Develop social Programs

Highlights:

• Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design, Validate in Canada
• Specialization of Business Administration
• Woodworking Faculty and Furniture Industry Master for engineers at the SCM group, Italy. Europe most important woodworking centre (creating new material from natural fibres)
• 1 year Doctorate at National U of C Environmental Design and Managing (Replacing high impact materials for fibers)
• University of Calgary, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental 2016
• SAIT Southern Alberta Institute of Technology RTT Bridge program to teach in colleges and Universities 2016
• Over 25 years of successful experience working as an innovation research professor in Industrial Design field
• 10 years’ experience in production management and quality control supervisory in factories with more than 4 million US dollar sales per month.
• Extensive experience in Computer Aided Design, IT and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), 3D Printing, massive production of plans and animations utilizing AutoCAD, Pro Engineer 2010 and Micro station 8i, 20 20 worksheet, Solid Works. .
• 24 years’ experience as an Industrial Design Faculty CAD/CAM and Technologies Professor.
• Honored as Winner of Biennial of Design and Architecture project, first prize Palomino Project Colombia, Madrid Spain. 2012
• “Wood Finishing Book”, 69pg, as the first book edits and produces by the Architect and Design Faculty at Xavier University Centro Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 1995.
• Honored as nominate in the steel Pencil Award, with the Venice Museum for Children 2009, Bogotá Colombia
• Innovative animations for commercial using AutoCAD 2016 York dale Adult Learning Centre, Toronto, Canada.
• Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary (ECCC) Community Leader in community innovation.
• Meaning learning, University of Brigham Young at Forrest University 2012
• Fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

2012 - Present
Guest lecturer for Genesis Centre, Calgary. Teaching Spanish
Guest lecturer at Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary (ECCC) community project Leader
Industrial Designer - Furniture Designer - Professional Consulting - Lead Contractor, Logistics - OHS and Training personal.



2012 - Present Isthmus University, Panama.

Natural Fibers Professor for the Design Industry, integrated design programs. Spanish teacher

2012 SENA Colombia (National Apprenticeship Service)

Coordinator update course instructors inSpanish

2007 - Present Forrest University

Spanish professor , Professor of innovation in Industrial Design, (creating innovative communities), content development
Administration, workshop, communicating concepts, techniques, and the design process to students
Director of diplomat in furniture, new research, and paradigmatic products
Laboratory Director (Fibers).

2007 - 2012 Xavier University Colombia

Spanish Professor
Director of design (1993-1995 ADAC) Professor of:
Design and competitiveness, how we can compete in the global market
Design and Innovation, innovation and Design for mass products
Design Management, administration of the new innovations in design
Technology, Principles, how can find alternative materials for products
Director of Thesis Program
PEI International Education Project community innovative projects

2007 - 2012 Pilot University of Colombia,

Spanish Profesor
Academic advisor in bringing new technologies into the workshop 3D printers
Diploma in Visual Merchandising, new vision of the new products
Design & Innovation typography; traditional and/or digital illustration
Design Management. On-line/mobile media
Workshop Director

2003-2004 The Master Craftsman
Quality control of industrial design projects and Delivery, Extensive involvement in dealing with Customers, Special project designer with AutoCAD 2001

2002-2003 Leda Furniture Canada
Supervisor's assistant. Specify the fabrication and assembly process and, create in AutoCAD, assembly instructions for the CNC Machines furniture products.

1993- 2004 South Export (Industrial Design, Displays & POP Material, and Furniture)
• Market Research writing reports, booking appointments.
• Managing brand merchandise, maintaining a database, developing and managing marketing communications materials, managing advertising activities, providing marketing support within the company.

1993-2003 Creative Resources (Industrial Design, Displays & POP Material)
Financial & Working Partner, Production business and Marketing Department Director
• Extensive involvement in dealing with Interior Designers and Architects


2000 – 2002 IMA Furniture
CNC Department Director. Review and modify design of assemblies and programs of CNC machines for manufacturability. Supervise teams of more than thirty (30) Workers. Specify the fabrication and assembly process and create assembly instructions for the CNC Machines products. More than 4 million US Dollar of furniture produced per month.

1998 – 2002 Jorge Tadeo Lozano University
Spanish Profesor
Industrial Design Faculty, Professor
Woodworking Workshop Director
Experienced as Investigator: “New life of the Natural Fibers”

1995 -2012 Antonio Nariño University
Industrial Design Faculty, Professor
Woodworking Workshop Director
Technique Area Director, Promoted to Career Faculty Director.
• Research Project: “Ecological Material for Product Manufacturing”, ZERI Project.
• Director of the CAD training center for Industrial Design Students (2D/3D CAD plans were drafted, Animations generation, Interior Design)

1997-1998 Furniture El Cid (furniture)
Industrial Design Departament Director. Extensive and massive production of plans, designed, prototyped and provided guidelines for the Exportation Furniture line.

1996-1997 Cromotecnicos (show and displays furniture)
Industrial Design Departament Director. Extensive and massive production of plans, designed, prototyped and provided guidelines for the Exportation Furniture line.

1995 – 1996 Bima Furniture S. A. (Furniture Manufacturer)
Plant Manager

1993-1995 ADAC Project, Xavier University
Director of CAD training center: for Industrial Design students.
Massive production of plans and animations for the Television Industry
Part time professor: Architecture & Industrial Design Faculty


Education:
• Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design, Validate in Canada. 1987
• Specialization of Business Administration. UAN 2001
• National Government Scholarship MEM Woodworking Faculty and Furniture Industry Master for engineers at the SCM group, Italy. Europe most important furniture woodworking centre 1991
• 1 year Doctorate at National U of Caldas Environmental Design and Managing (Replacing high impact materials for fibers, in progress). 2012
• University of Calgary, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental 2016
• SAIT Southern Alberta Institute of Technology RTT Bridge program to teach in colleges and Universities 2016
• Instructional Skills Workshop, SAIT Polytechnic Institute of technology.
Bridge to teach in College and Universities 2015
• Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary (ECCC) Community Leader Certificate. 2016
• Meaning learning, University of Brigham Young at Forrest University. 2010


Volunteer jobs:

Guest lecturer at Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary (ECCC) community project Leader 2016
Guest lecturer for Genesis Centre Calgary Innovation 2016
Saint Marcs Catholic School CBE Logistics Swimming Pool 2015 2016
Horizon Centre for drug addicts, administration of the place and entertainer 1991


Professional Development Courses:

• Advanced AutoCAD 2016, English language York dale Adult Learning Centre, Toronto, Canada.
• Web Design, York dale Adult Learning Centre, Toronto, Canada.
• Intensive Italian Language Course, SCR Training Centre, Rimini, Italy

Summary of Skills:
Microstation8i 2D/3D, AutoCAD 13 - 2016, Solid Works, Corel Draw, Photoshop, 3D max II Studio, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, MS Office.

Publications & Dissertations:


• “Systematic Design of Industrial Products” from Eskild Tjalve, Pages 260, Forrest University, Bogotá, Colombia, 2015. Official translator of the book , Graphics Photos and prototypes made by me for the book

• Honored as Guest Lecturer & Designer in “Natural Fiber for industry”. International Congress, Isthmus University, Panama.), Panama City, Panama. 2012

• Honored as winner in the Competition of Bio health Park Design for the El Bosque University, Bogota Colombia. 2010. Design, Production and installation

• Honored as Mobiliari FrontPage Magazine, June, July, 2007 Bogotá, Colombia

• Office Furniture M&M Magazine, Bogotá, Colombia, Jun. 2007.

• Honored as Mobiliari FrontPage Magazine, June, July, September, October 2002 Bogotá, Colombia

• Honored as Guest Lecturer & Designer in the “Natural Fiber for industry”. 3rd Natural Fiber International Congress, (Western Catholic University), Rionegro, Colombia, 1998.

• “Furniture Wood Finishing Book”, 69pg, as the first book edits and produces by the Architecture and Design Faculty at Xavier University Centro Editorial, Bogotá, Colombia, 1995.

• Honoured as Guest Lecturer & Designer, Inter design Colombia 94 ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design), Bogotá, Colombia, 1994.


• “CNC Machines”, M&M Magazine, Bogotá, Colombia, June 1994.

• “Computer Aided Design”, M&M Magazine, Bogotá, Colombia, December 1993.


The 2 reviews on Juan
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All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.

2 recommendations

S
Sandra

Juan has an extensive experience and knowledge in the design and use of different materials. He is very punctual, kind, patience and very responsable. I highly recommend Juan as your art and design tutor!

M
Mark

Juan is very knowledgeable, patient and teaches in a manner easy to follow and understand. I have enjoyed our lessons and would highly recommend him.
Mark

Juan's interview

QUESTION 01 | 05
1. When and why did you develop an interest in your chosen field?
Juan — by experience several years ago and family
QUESTION 02 | 05
2. What makes you passionate about your subject?
Juan — knowledge, i liked a lot
QUESTION 03 | 05
3. What do you like about tutoring? What makes you a "Superprof"?
Juan — it is organized and clear
QUESTION 04 | 05
4. Do you have any role models; a teacher that inspired you?
Juan — many of my childhood teachers
QUESTION 05 | 05
5. What are your keys to success?
Juan — study, research preparation, enjoying

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