I am a fourth year teacher and I have taught 5th grade for one year and 4th and 5th grade bilingual for two years. This is my first year teaching third grade and participating in the dual language program. I am a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from California State University Fresno. I have lived in Guadalajara, Mexico, where I became biliterate, bilingual, and bicultural. These are also the attributes the dual language program promotes. I have studied French, Mandarin, and Irish Gaelic. I enjoy traveling, yoga, kayaking, going to cafés, and hiking.