2017-2018 – Pushkin State Russian Language Institute, Moscow, major in “Methodology for Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language”.
1995-2000 – Ilya Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture, major in “History and Theory of Art. Art Historian”. Diploma with honors.
1986-1990 – Moscow State Institute of Culture, major in “Library Science and Cataloguing of Children’s Literature”.
2000 – State courses to become a tour guide in St. Petersburg and its suburbs.
2002 – Courses at the Centre of Museum Pedagogy and Children’s Creativity at the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.
2010 – Accreditation as an official tour guide by the city of St. Petersburg.
2017-2018 – Webinars and seminars from the publishing house “Zlatoust” and magazine “Obruch” – “Education: The Child and Pupil”.
2017-2018 – The Center for Education and Development of Russian Language “Wunder Kid”, Laguna Hills, California, USA.
Instructor of World Arts and Culture, Russian Language and Literature.
2011-2017 – “Intellect Factory Tutoring and Learning Center”, California, USA.
Author and instructor of courses for bilingual children (age 6-12) “At the Museum with Ermik” and “Zhyl-byl Hudozhnik” (“Once upon a Time There Was an Artist”)
Individual and group lessons in art, and Russian language and literature with bilingual children and children of immigrants with Russian roots, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
2002-2011 – Tour guide in St. Petersburg and its suburbs, various themed and custom tours.
2002-2003 – Tour guide at the State Russian Museum.
– Grammar school 56. Teacher of the history and culture of St. Petersburg.
– The State Hermitage Museum. Tour guide.
– St. Petersburg Medical College. Instructor in culturology.