Maestra Liz

Maestra Liz is the owner and founder of Nuestra Escuelita Spanish Academy.  She is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher with over 16 years of teaching experience.

 

Maestra Liz has dedicated her career to teaching second language learners in both Spanish and English through bilingual and ESOL classes among several public and private schools located in California and Washington, DC.

She has served as a teacher, dual immersion program coordinator, data coach, and helped establish a successful Spanish dual immersion program at an elementary school in Washington, DC.

She prides herself on building fun, supportive and learning-focused classroom communities by establishing strong relationships with students and parents.  

 

Maestra Liz is an enthusiastic teacher and enjoys creating exciting, engaging, and language-driven lesson plans that instill a love for learning and language.

She holds a Master's Degree in Education from Claremont Graduate University and is a California credentialed teacher.

She currently lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.  In her free time she likes to run, experiment with new recipes in the kitchen, and travel.

Experience

  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

  • District of Columbia Public Schools

  • Ontario-Montclair School District

  • Azusa Unified School District

  • The Library of Congress

Education/Certifications

  • Claremont Graduate University, M.A., Education

  • California State University, Long Beach, B.S., Finance

  • California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential

Maestra Susana

Maestra Susana is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher.  She has worked with students in the classroom for over 16 years.

She has always had a passion for teaching and helping students reach their full potential.  She enjoys creating engaging lesson plans that consider different learning styles.  She has taught various age groups, including adult ESL classes.  She has worked in among multiple public and private schools in California.


Maestra Susana currently teaches K-8th grade Spanish, and coordinates the GATE and RTI programs at a private school.


She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from California State University, Long Beach. She holds a California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.


She currently lives in Southern California with her family.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, shopping and cooking.

Experience

  • Monrovia Unified School District

  • Azusa Unified School District

  • Jubilee Christian School

Education/Certifications

  • California State University, Long Beach, B.S. Education

  • Azusa Pacific University, Multiple Subject Credential Program

  • California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential

Maestra Maria

Maestra Maria is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher and administrator.  She has worked with students in and out of the classroom for over 13 years.  

 

She has a strong passion for teaching and reaching to all her students' educational and potential needs.   Maestra Maria has been highly praised for seeing the unique qualities in each student who has come to her and nurtured the most challenging students in their personal, social, and academic growth. 

 

She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a Minor in Spanish from California State University, Fullerton.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Claremont Graduate University, and has a California Administrator Credential.

 

She currently lives in Southern California with her husband and their two sons.  Previously, she lived in Staten Island, New York for four years where she started her family.  In her free time she trains for half marathons, and takes joy in exploring our world through courage, curiosity, and kindness with her boys.

Experience

  • Ontario Montclair School District, Assistant Principal

  • Fullerton School District, Assistant Principal 

  • Azusa Unified School District, Teacher, ELD Coach, Migrant Education Coordinator, ESL teacher, 6-8 Summer School Principal

Education/Certifications

  • Claremont Graduate University, M.A., Education

  • California State University, Fullerton, Administrative Credential, B.S., Communications, Minor in Spanish

  • California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential

Maestra Andrea

Maestra Andrea is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher.  She has worked with students for over 8 years in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. 

 

Maestra Andrea has experience both inside the classroom and outside doing adventure programs, and has previously tutored middle school students in various subjects in the Santa Barbara area.  In Los Angeles, she has taught English to high school newcomers and, today, she is currently teaching in a dual immersion program at the elementary level.

 

She likes to form strong relationships with students in order to get to know them beyond the classroom.  She believes that building strong relationships with students helps them perform better.  She does this by creating fun activities that are centered around the lives of her students.

 

Maestra Andrea received her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Chicana/o Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She also has a Master’s Degree in Bilingual Elementary Education from Loyola Marymount University.  She holds a Multiple Subject teaching credential as well as a BCLAD (Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development) credential.

 

Maestra Andrea currently lives in Los Angeles where she enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle by going to the gym to lift weights, and hiking.  She also likes to go in search of the best delicious food in town.

Experience

  • Camino Nuevo Charter Schools

  • Language in Action Programs

  • Outdoor adventure programs

Education/Certifications

  • Loyola Marymount University, M.A., Bilingual Education

  • UC Santa Barbara, B.A., Chicana/o Studies

  • California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential

  • BCLAD Credential

Maestra Maria

Maestra Maria is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher. She has worked as a math teacher for the past 5 years.


Her strengths as a teacher are the ability to make connections with students and coach them through their mathematical journeys. She has experience in teaching a diverse group of students with different learning needs. She also has experience in supporting newcomer EL students while teaching grade level math standards. She has helped students foster a love for math with her energetic teaching style. Maestra Maria has been recognized for building rapport with students and their families, and is a collaborative teacher who is always willing to try new things to improve and support student success. 
 

She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a Minor in Communication Studies and a subject matter authorization in Mathematics from California State University, Long Beach.

 

She also holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction: Secondary, Linked Learning Emphasis from California State University, Long Beach, and is pursuing a Preliminary California Administrative Credential from San Diego State University.
 

She currently lives in Southern California with her family. In her free time she enjoys camping, exploring different cities, and trying new foods.

Experience

  • Long Beach Unified School District

Education/Certifications

  • California State University, Long Beach, M.A., Curriculum & Instruction

  • California State University, Long Beach, B.A., Liberal Studies

  • California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential

  • Subject Matter Authorization in Mathematics

Maestra Elvia

Maestra Elvia is a native Spanish speaker and California Special Education credentialed teacher.  She has worked with students for over 13 years in Los Angeles.

She has a strong passion for helping students with special needs succeed and accomplish academic, social, and behavioral goals. Maestra Elvia is very involved and passionate about helping her student’s families understand and work with their child’s individual needs. She strives to help the community and families that reside within her school’s service area.  Maestra Elvia is also very involved in participating in events that bring awareness to and raise funds for Autism research and education.

Maestra Elvia received her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Latin American Studies from California State University, Los Angeles in 2004. She also received an Autism Certification from California State University, Los Angeles in 2011.  Maestra Elvia holds a California Special Education Teaching Credential in mild to moderate disabilities.

Maestra Elvia currently lives in Los Angeles. She’s very crafty and loves to make handmade gifts.  Sewing and embroidery have become a passion for her.

Experience

  • Los Angeles Unified School District

Education/Certifications

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Autism Certification

  • California State University, Los Angeles, Special Education K-12 Teaching Credential

  • California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., Liberal Studies

  • California Education Specialist Instruction Credential

Maestra Carolina

Maestra Carolina is a native Spanish speaker and California credentialed teacher. She has worked with students for over 10 years in Los Angeles.

Maestra Carolina has experience both in and outside of the classroom working in before and after school enrichment programs. She's always had a passion for working with students. She previously worked as a youth education specialist helping foster and probation students reach their academic goals. Maestra Carolina has been recognized for demonstrating initiative and exhibiting genuine care for all her students.

She received her Associates of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts from Los Angeles City College. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Natural Science from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Maestra Carolina holds a Masters of Arts in Education and Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential from Claremont Graduate University as well as a BCLAD (Bilingual, Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development) credential.

Maestra Carolina currently lives in Los Angeles.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, arts and crafts with Cricut machine, watching movies, and exercising.

Experience

  • Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

  • LAUSD Enrichment Program

Education/Certifications

  • Claremont Graduate University, M.A., Education

  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, B.A., Liberal Studies

  • Los Angeles City College, A.A., Liberal Arts

  • California Multiple Subject Credential

  • BCLAD Credential

Maestro Gerardo

Maestro Gerardo is a native Spanish speaker and credentialed teacher. He has worked as a Spanish teacher for over three years in Washington, DC.

He likes to form strong relationships with students and families in order to get to know them better and make lessons more meaningful, engaging, and fun. He also likes to spend time learning new classroom strategies and methodologies to keep improving as a teacher and as a person.

He has experience working as a Spanish interventionist in grades K-5th,
teaching small groups of students to improve their reading, writing and conversational skills in Spanish, and as a Kindergarten classroom teacher. He also has experience working as a coach and teacher in an after school program called DC SCORES, creating neighborhood teams that give kids in need the confidence and skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom, and in life.

After living and teaching for 5 years in Washington, DC, he currently lives in Spain, with his wife and two children. In his free time he likes to spend time with his family, practice sports (especially soccer), watch movies, and travel.

Experience

  • Tyler Elementary School

  • Powell Elementary School

Education/Certifications

  • Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR), La Rioja, Spain, Early Childhood Education Degree, Mention in English

  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential 

If you're interested in joining our team, please contact us by email for more information.   Or, you may view a list of current open positions here.

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