Spring 2024

Section 4584 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 16 - May 17 2024
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 5665 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 16 - May 17 2024
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 6110 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 16 - May 17 2024
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 6113 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 17 - May 17 2024
This section will meet online at the day(s) and time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings. There will be additional course content delivered asynchronously. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts. 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 05 - Mar 05 2024
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Section 6955 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Apr 09 - Apr 09 2024
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the instructor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Fall 2023

Section 1191 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Aug 14 - Dec 08 2023
This course is designed for Heritage Spanish speakers. If you have not taken Span 40 and you want to take Span 41, please fill out a Prerequisite Challenge Form. This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 1377 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 14 - Dec 08 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts. 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 14 - Dec 08 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 2123 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 16 - Dec 08 2023
This section will meet online at the day(s) and time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings.. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 2183 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 05 - Oct 15 2023
This is a late start short course that will meet online at the day(s) and time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings. There will be additional course content delivered asynchronously.

Section 3100 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 12 - Sep 12 2023
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Section 3102 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Oct 10 - Oct 10 2023
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Summer 2023

Section 8618 of SPAN2
Elementary Spanish-Part 2 -- : Jun 12 - Jul 23 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 8722 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 27 - Jun 27 2023
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Section 8728 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jul 11 - Jul 11 2023
This section is credit by exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the credit by exam. Students are required to make themselves available online with a functioning internet, mic, and camera on for the duration of the exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to the Credit by Exam for Spanish 1 webpage

Section 8866 of SPAN2
Elementary Spanish-Part 2 -- : Jun 12 - Jul 23 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

Section 8885 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 12 - Jul 23 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings. Students are expected to have access to a functional computer with internet access and webcam for viewing, recording, and uploading videos and texts.

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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

Extensive experience teaching ALL levels of Spanish in ALL modalities. 

¡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.

Interesting and Amazing Facts About the Spanish Language. 

The European and African Influences in the Spanish spoken in Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

Book Publications:

Spanish for Spanish Speakers

Español en Contexto  Nivel 1

Español en Contexto Nivel 2

Honors and Awards

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

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.

Multicultural Educator Award

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, University of San Francisco - 2010

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Sacramento State University - 2001

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