27 years at Public School (NYC) 2 years at Catholic school (NYC) 4 years at Public School (Puerto Rico, USA)
I use various instructional techniques and methodologies, including the TPR methodology to meet the learning requirements of a diverse student community.
1. Perfect Attendance Award-1997(DOE) 2. Second Language Teacher of the Year Award-1998(DOE) 3. Dedicated Service Award-2011(DOE) 4. Certificate of Appreciation-2011(DOE)
1. B.A. in Humanities and Education in Spanish-University of Puerto Rico (1978) 2. Computer Science Associate Degree-International Institute of the Americas in Puerto Rico (1981) 3. M.A. in Education and Spanish-University of Puerto Rico (1982) 4. New York Institute of Photography-N.Y.C. (1983) 5. Word Processing Certificate-Business and Technical Institute, Inc.-N.Y.C. (1984) 6. PHD Level Hispanic Studies-Graduate Center (CUNY)-1984-87(43 CRDS PHD Level)
I have more than 30 years of experience in teaching Spanish language, in Puerto Rico and in New York City, through various instructional techniques and methodologies, including the TPR methodology to meet the learning requirements of a diverse student community. Why am I a teacher? Because I believe education is the answer for a better life, independently of your social or economical status. Education always improves our way of life. It is an honor and a privilege to be an educator and to be part of any studentâ€™s life. I know I can make a difference in the life of my students. I enjoy music, photography, diving, chess, sailing, motorcycles,traveling, multicultural expressions, the arts and my family.