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Veronica Pinedais the Director of Spanish First Class. She is a native of Nicaragua and came to the United States in 1979. In Nicaragua, Veronica studied three years of elementary school education. As a new immigrant she studied engineering at the University of New Orleans, received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering but yearned to return to teaching .
Veronica has been providing Spanish programs to Cleveland elementary schools since 1996. She designed and taught the curriculum for her client schools. Today she works directly with school principals to ensure a successful program. She hires, supervises and supports the teachers on a daily basis. She conducts classroom observations and coordinates outside resources. Veronica is the mother of three bilingual daughters.
Romina Berardinelliis in charge of training and coaching our teachers. She is a native of Argentina. She attended the National Institute of Physical Education and received a Bachelor degree in Physical Education. She is a certified teacher and earned her Alternative License from the Ohio Department of Education. Romina brings 8 years of experience teaching our Spanish curriculum. She enjoys sharing her teaching experience with other teachers.
Curriculum and Technology Specialist
Daniela Pinedais our curriculum and technology specialist. She attended Hathaway Brown School and then attended Saint Louis University and received a degree in Public Health. Subsequently she enrolled in “Teach for America” where she discovered her passion for teaching. Daniela has taught 3rd and 4th grade in bilingual classrooms. She earned a Master degree from Denver University of Colorado in Curriculum and Instruction. Daniela brings new ideas to deliver bilingual education. She enjoys creating lesson plans for our curriculum and challenging students with new and interesting activities.
Ability to speak to more people through the world
Can increase some cognitive abilities
Can improve test scores in core subjects
Can improve English communication
Learning a foreign language as a child is easier
Spanish is the second most-spoken language in USA
Broadens cultural horizons
Can increase career opportunities and salary if fluency is attained
Can make travel easier
Kids enjoy it!
We offer your elementary school a
complete K-8 Spanish programthat includes:
Teachers:Our teachers are fluent Spanish speakers and are trained by Spanish First Class. They have submitted to BCI and FBI checks, and are Virtus Trained (for Catholic schools). Spanish First Class applies for and covers expenses for non-tax certificates or substitute licenses. Orientation for New Teachers:Newly hired teachers receive a complete orientation to ensure a seamless transition. Training, Coaching and Professional Development Program:We deliver high quality programs by continuous evaluation and open communication. Coordination of Programs, Textbooks and Workbooks. Teaching Materials:All lesson plans are designed by our curriculum specialists and our teachers are trained to deliver these interesting lesson plans. Curriculum:We follow Ohio Department of Education Standards. Our curriculum is approved by the Diocese of Cleveland. Classroom Observationsare conducted by experienced teachers. Teacher Supportis available every day. Substitutesare trained to provide continuity.