I have been a full time teacher since 2011! I have taught Spanish in elementary and high school. I am currently teaching K-4th grade Spanish in a non-immersion program. I use the Comprehensible Input approach to language learning. I also facilitate an ESL group for adults as a volunteer.
Fun, interactive, engaging, and highly personalized. I frequently use Brain Breaks. I base everything I do on Comprehensible Input.
Recipient of a 2018 Fund For Teachers Fellowship to Spain. 2014 Classified Employee of the Year from the Parent Teacher Association of Indian Hills Elementary School. 2014 Excellence in Public Service Award given by the Hispanic Law Students Association, UALR Bowen School. 2014 El Latino Newspaper “Who’s Who” in the Hispanic Community in Arkansas. 2011 Above and Beyond Award at Indian Hills Elementary School. 2007 Participant in a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Russia.
I am currently in the Middlebury College Spanish Masters Program. In 2016 I began the teacher preparation program at Tulane University. In 2009 I graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a B.A. in Spanish and International Studies. I studied for a semester in Leon, Spain in my undergrad. I have traveled to 18 different countries.
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