Degrees and Certifications:
I teach most of the upper level Spanish courses at Harlem High School. I have been at Harlem since 2001. I speak three languages fluently: English, Ukrainian and Spanish. I have two high school diplomas having attended an American high school but also a Ukrainian School in Chicago. Ukrainian was the language we spoke at home. I studied Spanish in Argentina and that is why I speak Spanish with an Argentine accent. In addition, all of my maternal family emigrated to Argentina from Ukraine to escape the devastation of World War II. I studied Spanish Language and Literature at NIU. I also completed my coursework for certification there as well. It is hard to believe that tis is my 25th year of teaching.