Simon was born and raised in l’Yonne in Bourgogne, France. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in technology and audiovisual in Reims and Dijon in France. He went on to earn his Masters Degree in Teaching and became an elementary teacher, Professeur des écoles, certified by the French Ministry of Education. During his Masters in teaching preparation, Simon came to Maine to complete a student teaching experience at L’Ecole Française du Maine. This internship confirmed his love for teaching abroad. Simon was very enthusiastic about returning to L’Ecole Française du Maine, this time as a full-fledged and experienced teacher. His teaching experience in France and at EFDM includes many grade levels, from the Petite Section (3 yr old Early Childhood) to CM2 (grade 5). Simon has a calm nature and has a wonderful rapport with his students. Simon likes French comics, music, and cinema. He loves nature is enjoying the chance to explore the beautiful environment of Maine in all sorts of weather!