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 15 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 15 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 12 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 7 years in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.  She has experience both inside the classroom and outside doing adventure programs.  She 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

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.

3811 Schaefer Ave., STE K

Chino, CA 91710

(909) 414-5664

info@nuestraescuelita.com

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