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Apr 3, 2017 |

Melissa Bertran

MELISSA BERTRAN is a Spanish teacher from Venezuela. She was born and raised in Caracas and spent her summers in Spain. She studied literature and specialized in Latin American literature. Melissa started teaching Spanish and literature at middle and high school levels in Venezuela 20 years ago. She moved to New York City in 2008 and to Portland in 2012. She lives with her husband and two kids and she loves to run, bake and read.  Melissa has been with Northwest Academy since 2016.

  • You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.

    Our admissions process is designed to help us get to know each student through a classroom visit, the student’s written work, and entrance exams written and evaluated by our teachers.

    You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.
  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Club Cabaret
  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society