My name is Susana Olivera-Lopez. I am originally from Monterrey, Mexico where I lived most of my life. I am currently living in Texas with my furry son, Tito, a Schnauzer.
I studied Social Communications and after I graduated I enrolled in an Alternative Certification Program and became a Bilingual Teacher in the State of Texas. I taught EFL for several years in Monterrey and now I work in public schools in the state of Texas and dedicate some of my time to create resources in Spanish I can use in my class.
I moved to Texas almost 8 years ago. I have taught Pre-K, Kinder and first grade bilingual. During all these years I taught L.A., Science, and Social Studies in Spanish and Math in English. After working 8 years for the same school district, I am ready to move on and start a new adventure. I will be moving to Houston and be a third grade bilingual teacher. For the first time I will share groups. I will be responsible for teaching Math and Science, while my partner will teach the rest of the subjects.
I feel very excited for all the new things I´ll learn but also feel challenged because I don´t have experience teaching third grade, but now I know I have the support and resources I need to be successful.
How do I know that? Well... because I found this wonderful group of educators who are committed to create useful resources and are willing to share their knowledge.
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Have a great summer!