I am a native speaker of Spanish from Northern New Mexico. I grew up speaking Spanish and studied Spanish for four years in High School. I continued my study of Spanish in college, with a major in Spanish in undergraduate school. In graduate school, I studied bilingual education and multicultural education. I have received teaching endorsements in English, Spanish, Bilingual Education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). I have also passed the Bilingual Proficiency Exam offered the the Public Education Department of New Mexico. I have also received training by the New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts for Court Interpreters.
I am proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English and in Spanish.