Fall 2021

Section 1191 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Aug 16 - Dec 10 2021
There are 4 mandatory online class meetings during the times listed in the schedule of classes. If you have not taken the Span 40 course, but have taken Spanish classes before, you can take the Span 41 course. To be able to enroll in this class, please fill out a Prerequisite Challenge Form. All students are welcome to enroll in this class and this section will have extra support for the Lanzamiento initiative, designed to support academic achievement among Latinx and first-generation college students. Students who enroll in Lanzamiento sections have dedicated resources available to them, including: academic counseling, peer tutoring and success coaching, library support, mental health services, financial aid workshops, and opportunities to learn about transferring to a four-year university. Themes of bilingualism, transnational experiences, immigrant communities, Latinx authorship, academic scholarship, and activism are relevant to the Lanzamiento initiative. More information is available on the Lanzamiento webpage.

Section 1399 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom Meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 2123 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 18 - Dec 10 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom Meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 2124 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 18 - Dec 10 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom Meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 3100 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 14 - Sep 14 2021
The above section is credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code.

Section 3102 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Oct 12 - Oct 12 2021
The above section is credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code.

Section 4480 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 16 - Dec 08 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom Meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Summer 2021

Section 8722 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 29 - Jun 29 2021
The above section is for credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code.

Section 8728 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jul 07 - Jul 07 2021
The above section is for credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code.

Section 8885 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 01 - Jul 11 2021
This is an early start section. Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule live Zoom meetings within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Spring 2021

Section 5665 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and/or camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 5669 of SPAN49
Independent Study in Spanish -- : Jan 20 - May 21 2021

Section 6110 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 20 - May 21 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and/or camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 6113 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 20 - May 21 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and/or camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 6115 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed above. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and/or camera for the duration of the live session. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 6952 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Mar 10 - Mar 10 2021
The above section is for Credit by Exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code.

Section 6955 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Apr 07 - Apr 07 2021
The above section is for Credit by Exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code.

Section 8510 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Jan 21 - Jan 21 2021
This section is designed for Heritage Spanish speakers and is offered fully online. If you have not taken Span 40 and you want to take Span 41, please fill out a Prerequisite Challenge Form. There are mandatory online class meetings during the times listed in the schedule of classes.

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Ed.D. International & Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco
M.A. Spanish, Sacramento State University
A.A. and a Sales and Marketing Cerficate, Santa Rosa Junior College
B.A. International Business, University of Mexico (IPN)

Academic Experience

Experience teaching ALL levels of Spanish

Bienvenidos!

Presentations and Publications

The role of Spanglish in the social and academic lives of second generation Latino students: Students and parents perspectives - Columbia University in New York

Books

Spanish for Spanish Speakers

Español en Contexto  Nivel 1

Español en Contexto Nivel 2

Honors and Awards

Elizabeth Carlson Award, Women's History Month 2018

Outstanding Sabbatical Report Award 2018: Understanding of Spanish language variations that exist in the Caribbean today due to Spanish and African historical and cultural differences.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, University of San Francisco - 2010

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Sacramento State University - 2001

Awarded Employee of the Month, Jan.'01, Santa Rosa Junior College

National Dean's list
Phi Theta Kappa member
Dean's highest & high Honor List, Santa Rosa Junior College
Received Employee of the Month, June'84, Sears, Mexico City