Hola a todos! Bienvenidos al Segundo grado de inmersión en Español de Sra.Gutierrez.

I am extremely happy to be part of the Glen Arden Family and I celebrate in great manner teaching second graders.

I was born in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia South America. My city is in the center of Colombia, on a high plateau known as the Bogotá savanna, located in the Eastern Cordillera of the Andes. There I got my Bachelor's degree in Spanish and Languages -English and French- from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional. From 2008 to 2012 I taught Spanish at Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia and this is my second round as a cultural exchange teacher. I am honored to have the opportunity to teach my first language as well as sharing the different cultural elements and traditions from where I was born and raised. I also have a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction with specialization in ESL and Bilingualism from American College of Education. I love to spend time with my husband and daughter, running, visiting the library, museums, traveling, exploring nature and trying new things. "Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things". Flora Lewis