Spanish Teacher

I live in Ithaca with my dear husband and my adorable cat, who I brought back from Panama, where I was a Peace Corps volunteer from 2014-2016. In addition to Spanish, I love music, exploring and working in the outdoors, meeting new people, and perhaps most of all, learning from those people and their cultures. I came to New Roots because it seemed like a place where I could continue to learn and grow in the direction that I had begun to grow in the Peace Corps — becoming a more open-minded, compassionate, and resilient person. My favorite thing about teaching Spanish is when students start to believe in themselves and realize, “Maybe I can do this!” If I could see one change in each of my students, it would be that.