Teaching concurrently both at the Secondary level and the Tertiary level of Education, Maria develops language courses incorporating the functional use of the English language. Thus, students are better prepared to enter the workforce and feel confident about their English communication skills. A multidisciplinary scholar, Maria teaches biology using CLIL (Content Language Integrated Learning) in high school, Medical and Legal English Terminology and Communication Skills at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Attending Seattle University , she hopes to integrate American Literature in her teaching in order to promote tolerance in multicultural societies. Her future plans include the pursuit of a PhD in Medicine, focusing on the quality of care of patients.