|Maria's experience as an educator spans over 15 years in the classroom in the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Maria is a ESOL World Language District Support Teacher with Atlanta Public Schools, supporting the Dual Language Immersion, World Languages and ESOL programs. Maria holds a BA in Speech Communications, a MS in Training and Development, and an EdS in Leadership. She is presently pursuing a PhD in Second Language research from The Inter American Univeristy of Puerto Rice in Ponce. Maria ia a first generation American of Haitian and Dominican decent. She speaks English, Spanish, and French.|
|Christian’s story begins in Atlanta, GA, being born in October 1990. His family’s roots stem from Guanajuato, Mexico. Christian was a first generation undergraduate and graduate student at Georgia State University, 2009 and 2017 respectively.
Christian holds a bachelor’s of science in criminal justice and a master's of education in early childhood education. He is currently a 1st grade dual language immersion teacher at Garden Hills Elementary School in Atlanta.
|Andrea Flores was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga from an immigrant Mexican family in 1991. She graduated from Clayton State University with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology in 2012. After working in a behavioral health office and pre-k classroom, Andrea attended Georgia State University and graduated from the Urban Accelerated Certification & Master Program with a Masters in Education. Currently, Andrea works as a Dual Language Immersion Spanish elementary school teacher working with 6 years of experience in the classroom.|