STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Ca BA Psychology minor Latin American Studies University Of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain Hispanic Studies Certificate University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca. M.A. Education
San Francisco California
Why I Teach:
To open students minds to all that the Spanish speaking world has to offer
Most powerful teaching technique:
Immersion approach in all classes
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
Spanish is one of the most common languages spoken in the world.
Una persona que habla dos lengua vale por dos.
As of 2015 native spanish speakers are the largest minority in California and soon will out number the English-as-a-first- language speakers in the state.
Recommended visual media:
Lenguas de Mariposas-wonderful movie on the Spanish civil war
One Hundred Years Of Solitude
Hobbies or outside interests:
Spending time with my children, cooking, traveling