Teachers

photo Ms. Jessika- Spanish Instructor

Ms. Cerquera was born and raised in Colombia. She has a Bachelor degree in International Business management . After finishing her bachelors, she lived in Shanghai-China, where she taught Spanish to children of different ages. She loves to learn about different cultures and visit different places around the world. In her free time, she likes to travel, spending time with her family and friends and playing sports. She speaks  Spanish, English and some Mandarin.

     
photo Ms. Tatiana- Spanish Teacher

Ms. Tatiana was born and raised in Bolivia. She has a Bachelor´s degree in Geological Engineering and Law and currently pursuing a Master´s degree in Water Engineering and Management at CU Boulder. Ms. Tatiana worked in the public and private sector but also taught in college. She really loves to read books, camping, and doing both at the same time. She also enjoys learning new things in all areas. Ms. Tatiana believes that curiosity leads us to marvelous discoveries. My goal is to work for NASA and lead a Foundation to help people have a better access to safe water. She believes that knowledge is power so mastering two languages definitely provide more opportunities. Let´s go Spanish!

     
photo Ms. Olivia- Spanish Instructor

Ms. Olivia Ross was born and raised  in Sonora, Mexico. She is the mother of 4 boys and the grandmother to 4 little ones. As a child she received her education from private schools and started college at William Cullen Bryant University. Ms. Olivia received her bachelors degree in Human Services and Social work,  she lived in Arizona for over 25 years and have worked in behavioral health for more than 12 years. Ms. Olivia worked with children and their families by providing different groups and activities that included but are not limited to parenting classes, social skills, family therapy etc.  She helps others by listening to them and figuring out how she can be useful. Ms. Olivia believes communication is key to any relationship. In her free time, she enjoys outdoors, she loves animals, and very family oriented, creative, she enjoys hand crafts, meditation,  music and very positive person overall. Ms. Olivia really believes that in order to be successful one must never give up and that all you do  today, can improve your tomorrow. 

     
photo Ms. Isabel- Spanish Instructor

Hola, my name is Isabel,

Ms. Isabel as born and raised in Lima, Peru. As a child she was always very active in sports and dance while studying through elementary, middle and high school. Ms. Isabel graduated as a Interior Designer in Lima at the age of 20, she visited EEUU when I was 21.  Ms. Isabel has always enjoyed traveling and getting to know other cultures. She likes to keep busy and learn something new every day. She is a mother of two kids a 8 year old girl and a 5 year old boy, she loves doing activities /crafts and telling them stories. Their favorite things to do as a family is to go bike riding and swimming. In  her free time she enjoys cooking. Ms. Isabel is looking forward to get to know your kids and connect with them with kindness and respect.

     
photo Ms. Kathy -Spanish Instructor

Ms. Kathy graduated from Metropolitan State College in 2000; she has taught 5th grade; 4th grade; 2nd grade and k-8 students.  Ms. Kathy majored in both Elementary Education and History/Social Studies/Secondary Education.  She was born and raised in Wyoming, and has lived here in the Denver Metro Area for 30+ years.  Over the course of her career she has been a health-aide; an ESL paraprofessional; and teacher for the past 30 years.  She love working with students.

     
photo Ms. Claudia- Spanish and French Instructor

Ms.  Claudia Camarena-Hackos is a Spanish, French, English and History teacher. She loves to teach people how to speak a new language.  Ms. Claudia was born in Mexico, but lived in Brazil, France and the United States. She lived in five different states in the United States. Most recently, Ms. Claudia moved to Colorado from Pennsylvania, and loves it. She is looking forward to doing a great job helping little one to learn how to speak a different language. The more languages you can speak, the more people you can communicate with.