Davide Valenti, a native Italian speaker, earned a Master’s degree in Italian from the prestigious Middlebury College in Vermont. While at Middlebury, he spent a year at the University of Florence in Italy. After graduation, in 2000, he moved to Phoenix and joined the faculty of Arizona State University. He also taught Italian at Scottsdale Community College and Chandler Gilbert Community College. Davide has been providing Italian instruction in the greater Phoenix area since 2000.