Fall 2022

Section 1191 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022
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. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 1399 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022
This section is offered fully online. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 2123 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2022
Class meetings will take place on Zoom during the day/time listed. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. In addition to Zoom, students will be expected to complete independent classwork and homework. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 2124 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2022
Class meetings will take place on Zoom during the day/time listed. Students are expected to make themselves available online with a functioning Internet, mic, and camera for the duration of the live session. In addition to Zoom, students will be expected to complete independent classwork and homework. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor.

Section 3100 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 13 - Sep 13 2022
This 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 11 - Oct 11 2022
This section is credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code.

Summer 2022

Section 8722 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 28 - Jun 28 2022
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 06 - Jul 06 2022
The above section is for credit by exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code.

Section 8866 of SPAN2
Elementary Spanish-Part 2 -- : Jun 13 - Jul 24 2022
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule live Zoom meetings within the days/times listed. 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 8885 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : May 31 - Jul 10 2022
This is an early start section. Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule live Zoom meetings within the days/times listed. 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 2022

Section 6108 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2022
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed. 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 6110 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 19 - May 20 2022
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed. 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 6113 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 19 - May 20 2022
Mandatory Availability for Zoom meetings: The instructor will schedule at least, an hour-long live Zoom meeting within the days/times listed. 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. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 6952 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Mar 09 - Mar 09 2022
This section is for Credit by Exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code. A mandatory Zoom meeting is required. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam.

Section 6955 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Apr 06 - Apr 06 2022
This section is for Credit by Exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get the add code. A mandatory Zoom meeting is required. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam.

Section 8510 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Jan 20 - Jan 20 2022
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. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

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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