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Maria Nocera

Head of School for Riehen & Therwil

Teacher of classes for English Speakers and English for Speakers of Other Languages,Therwil & Riehen


As of July 2022, Maria has taken over from Simone Littlejohn as Head of School for Ahead With English, being based primarily in Riehen. 

Maria is from Guatemala and grew up in Houston, Texas, where she received her Bachelors Degree in International Studies. She completed her MBA at Pepperdine University and moved to Switzerland to work in the Pharm-Finance Industry from 2002 – 2012.

In 2014 she completed her US Teaching Certificate at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. After 3 children and several international moves, Maria is happy to call Basel home again. Maria loves to read, hike and travel.

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