Instructors

 

DIRECTOR

PAMELA PHILLIPS

Dr Pamela Phillips is a neurolinguist and cognitive scientist by training. Dr Phillips’s chief interests lie at the interface of cognition and bilingual education. With her entrepreneurial and public service engagements, Dr Phillips also advances her research agenda on reading and listening in second language acquisition.

 

HANNA DIRECTORA

 

INSTRUCTORS

 

NIDIA BORGAS

Nidia is from Colombia and earned her M.A. in Linguistics from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She has taught Spanish for Foreigners in Spain, Argentina, and the US.

 

PABLO BERTUCCI

Pablo is from Argentina. He has a bachelor’s in education.

 

GIO MARELL

Gio is from Puerto Rico and he graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University in Puerto Rico, and pursued his master’s and doctoral studies at the Santo Domingo University in the Dominican Republic. Gio has taught Spanish in various schools in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and in the US.

 

FERNANDO DIAZ

Fernando Diaz is from Ecuador and has a bachelor’s in education. He has taught Spanish for foreigners in Peru, Argentina, Ecuador and the USA.

 

 

 

 

 

RICARDO VELA

Ricardo Vela is from Venezuela and has a bachelor’s in education and  has taught Spanish to foreigners in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and the USA.

 

 

 

 

FLORENCIA CAMPOS

Florencia Campos is from Peru and has a bachelor’s in education. She has taught Spanish for foreigners in Peru, and the USA.

 

JOEL CANTORAN

Joel Cantoran is from Mexico and  has a bachelor’s in education.

 

MARGARITA SANTILLANA

Margarita Santillana is from Argentina and has a bachelor’s in education.

 

 

 

 

MARIA ROMANI

Maria is from Mexico and has a bachelor’s in Business Administration from  La Universidad del Valle in Mexico. She has a passion for teaching Spanish in the US.

 

 

 

 

PATRICIA ZUNIGA

Patricia  is from Chile and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Anthropology, Anthropology Department, Universidad Australde Chile, Chile. She has experience teaching Spanish to children in a diverse range of elementary schools in the US.

 

 

 

 

ANA TORRES

Ana is from Puerto Rico and  has a bachelor’s in Integrative Biology with a Minor in Global Studies.

 

 

 

 

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS

 

GABRIELLE PEARL

Gabrielle is from the USA and has a bachelor’s in Psychology and Criminal Justice  from Chicago State University. She studies Spanish and works at the Vallejo Center for Learning Spanish.

 

JASMIN MAGDALENO

Jasmin has a bachelor’s in Kinesiology.

 

 

 

 

HERBERT CHAVEZ

He is from El Salvador and has taught Spanish for foreigners in El Salvador and in the US.

 

MADELEINE CANO

Madeleine studies education. She also has a passion for teaching Spanish in the US.

 

CARLA MAGANA

Carla studies education. She has experience teaching Spanish and English to children in a diverse range of elementary schools in the US.

 

STASA BAKLIZA

Stasa has a bachelor’s in media studies from the University of Rijeka. He studies Spanish  and works at the Vallejo Center for Learning Spanish.

 

 

 

 

LINDA  CORNELIUS

Linda Cornelius is from Peru and has a bachelor’s in Tourist Administration from the University of  Andina del Cusco.