Meltem Michele Martinez Velasco works as a Spanish Instructor at ScOLa. She received her BA degree in Industrial Engineering from Andres Bello University in 1992. She holds a Diploma in Methodology and Didactics of Spanish as a Foreign Language by Valencia University and several Spanish Teaching Certificates as AVE (spanish virtual classroom) Instructor certificate and a Spanish as a Foreign Language Diploma (DELE) Examiner Certificate for A1-A2 levels. Prior to Özyeğin University, she worked at Işik University and Cervantes Institute as a DELE examiner and Spanish Instructor. Also, she worked as an editor assistant at Redhouse for the publishing of the first Spanish-Turkish Picture dictionary.