Janitza Guerrero Acosta, Colombia, Spanish

Nov 6, 2020 | Educator Profiles

“Living this experience through Global Teaching Partners has changed my life. With Global, you find a family that supports you all the time through this amazing experience. Importantly, the experience has also allowed me to identify some strengths and weaknesses in myself as a teacher.”

Janitza is a passionate High School Spanish teacher from the coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia. She has been a teacher for 24 years, with experience as an English and Spanish teacher at different schools and universities in Colombia.

Before arriving in the U.S., Janitza received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish & English from the Universidad del Atlantico in Barranquilla and her Masters Degree in English Teaching from the Universidad del Norte.

In 2016, Janitza was part of a team that designed the Transition to the Fifth Grade English curriculum for the Ministry of Education of Colombia. She has also participated in several projects to strengthen the bilingualism of her country.

Janitza values the opportunity to share the Spanish language with American students and enjoys expanding her English language knowledge while in the U.S!

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