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7 years of experience in Education, Native Spanish speaker and skilled in English. I hold a Minnesota Special Education License with specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorders for student levels B-12; This is my first year at Aurora Charter School working in the area of Special Education for Kindergarten and First Grade. I hold a Native Speaker Teaching License from the State of Iowa, I worked as Spanish Teacher at Fort Dodge Senior High School from August 2019 to May 2021. I worked for Special Education department at Willmar Public School as Para educator assigned to Kennedy Elementary School, from January 2017 to June 2019. Second grade teacher at Sunshine Bilingual School in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
I am of Mexican heritage. I graduated from the University of MN-Twin Cities where I earned both my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Elementary Education with a specialty in Communication Arts/Literature. I have worked at Aurora for over 16 years in various positions. Before earning my teaching license I worked as a receptionist in the office and as a teaching assistant in the classroom. Then, once I earned my teaching license, and over the years, I have taught grades Kindergarten, 1st, Middle School (6th, 7th and 8th) English Language Arts and am currently teaching 5th grade. I love working with the families of Aurora and believe in creating a space where Latine children can embrace and celebrate their beautiful heritage, and the many facets of their identities while at the same time gaining the knowledge and skills to help bring personal success to share with their families and the community at large. Si se puede!
I graduated from Bethel University with a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language in 2016. I immediately began my teaching career at Aurora and have been working here ever since. This year I work with the 4th and 5th graders, but I have also worked with 3rd and 6th grade during my time at Aurora. Also while working here, I have grown to love Environmental Education and have decided to pursue a master's degree in it. This past fall, I enrolled in a Natural Science and Environmental Education graduate program at Hamline University. I will be graduating with my Master's degree in 2023. Some of my future career goals would be working as an EL coordinator, working in a coaching position, or somehow creating/organizing instructional material for a school.
Graduated in Venezuela in 2008 as an Early Childhood Teacher. In Aurora I have been working for 6 years as a Kindergarten teacher, and now as a second grade teacher. Currently working towards my master's degree in Special Education.
This is my tenth year as an elementary teacher. I have spent 7 of these years teaching at Aurora Charter School. I majored in Elementary Education for my bachelor's degree with minors in Spanish, Reading, and English as a Second Language. I also completed my master's degree in 2019 for Teaching English as a Second Language.
I'm a Special Education teacher with certifications in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional/ Behavioral Disorders and Learning Disabilities. I've been at Aurora for 6 years.
Mi nombre es Lady Montoya. Culminé mis estudios primarios, secundarios y de Universidad en Ecuador. Me gradué como maestra en Ciencias de la Educación. Empecé a trabajar como maestra en mi propio país desde el año 2000 por varios años, y posteriormente al venir a Estados Unidos/Minnesota empecé a trabajar en Aurora en el año 2008 hasta el año en curso. Este es mi año 14 en Aurora. En Aurora he trabajado como maestra de Kindergarten por varios años y actualmente trabajo como Intervencionista de Lectura en Español para los grados K - 1.
Mi nombre es Leticia Perez soy mexicana. Terminé mi carrera universitaria en Puerto Vallarta Jalisco. Aurora Charter School me abrió las puertas cuando recién llegaba a Minnesota. Me sentía como en casa principalmente por el idioma español. Tengo aproximadamente 16 años trabajando en Aurora, empecé como asistente de maestro en los grados de Pre-k, Kindergarten, primero, segundo y tercer grado. Enseñé los grados de Pre-k y segundo, actualmente enseño primero.
Mi nombre es Julie Reiss y he trabajado en Aurora por mas de 17 anos como maestra de Pre-escolar y Kinder. Me gradue de la universidad Metropolitana con un bachiller en Educacion Temprana y auctuamente estoy haciendo una maestria en educacion y concejeria de familia en la universidad de Concordia.
26 años en educacion y 4 años en Aurora, master en psicopedagogia . Maestra de prescolar educacion Montessori
The 2021-22 school year marks my 3rd year at at Aurora. I am a certified K-12 Reading Interventionist and 1-6 elementary teacher.