- B.A., Blacks Studies, Amherst College
- M.S.Ed., UPenn Graduate School of Education
ROELS AT NMH
English Teacher, Girl’s JV Soccer Coach, Hubbard (C4), Advisor, Circle of Sisters
Joined NMH as a UPenn teaching fellow in 2016; summer resident fellow at the Hotchkiss School; worked in the NMH Summer Session program; semester at University of Havana, Cuba, where she studied Spanish, cultural realities of Cuba, Afro-Cuban studies and Cuban cinema
NMH excites me for the challenge and opportunity of teaching engaged, fun, and curious students from all over the world in a Western Massachusetts setting. I am continuously inspired by my colleagues and so grateful to live and learn in a community with people who share my values and make me a better person for upholding them.
Experience: At NMH since 2010; originally from Estelí, Nicaragua; ESL student at Holyoke Community College before transferring to Northeastern University; graduate work in education at Lesley University and Salem State University; joined a nonprofit organization that ran programs for at-risk youth in Boston; taught Spanish at Watertown Middle School; has traveled throughout Europe, most frequently to Portugal, and owns a small Coffee farm in Nicaragua; has co-coached the girls' thirds soccer team; served as advisor to S.A.L.S.A.