Nidia Hernandez, Student Tutor, evening program
Nidia Hernandez is from a small town 30 minutes from Visalia. She attended a small high school that experienced low graduation rates until a program from UC Merced helped to increase the graduation rate. Nidia graduated from high school in 2011 in a class of close to 300 students. Nidia has been at College of the Sequoias since fall 2011 and has been working at the Language Center for a year. She is working towards becoming a Registered Nurse. Her responsibilities include assisting second-language learners across four levels of courses. Nidia enjoys working at the Language Center because she loves helping people and gains satisfaction from supporting her students as they achieve their educational goals. Nidia displays great patience when working with students. She capitalizes on her experience of growing up bilingual to assist second language learners.