Agnès Demornex was raised in Saint-Jean de Gonville (Pays de Gex, France) and studied at the Lycée International in Ferney-Voltaire where she specialized in languages, literature and philosophy. She went to university in Lyon and obtained a degree in British and North American Civilisation and Literature from Université Lyon II, as well as a degree in Architecture from the École d’Architecture de Lyon.
Agnès moved to the United States where she earned two teaching certifications in French and Spanish through Monmouth University. For the past ten years, she has taught every level of French and worked in some of the best high schools and middle schools in New Jersey (Ridge High School, Holmdel Township High School, Ramapo Indian Hills High School).
Agnès has continued to learn through extensive professional development in order to stay abreast of the most current pedagogical methodologies. She took part in a committee designated to use innovative technology effectively in education. She has also trained colleagues by designing workshops on how to use pre-Advanced Placement skills in lower level language courses, how to use the Jigsaw method for effective collaborative group work, and how to incorporate innovative tech tools in language lessons.
Agnès strives to provide rich cultural experiences for her students. She has prepared students for the William Paterson World Language Poetry contest and theGrand Concours (French National Examination).
In 2018, Agnès completed a Master of Education in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual Education. Agnès also currently works at Webster University teaching ESL.
In her spare time Agnès enjoys traveling, hiking, and reading good books.