Spring 2023

Section 6108 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Feb 02 - Mar 19 2023
This is a late start short course. This section is offered fully online. Mandatory online meetings will take place for each class session at the day(s)/time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings.

Section 6113 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023
This section is offered fully online. Mandatory online meetings will take place for each class session at the day(s)/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. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative.

Section 6301 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023
This section has no regularly scheduled meetings.

Section 6952 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Mar 08 - Mar 08 2023
This section is for Credit by Exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the Credit By Exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1. 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 05 - Apr 05 2023
This section is for Credit by Exam. Please contact an SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the Credit By Exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1. 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 7433 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jan 19 - May 18 2023
This section is offered fully online. Mandatory online meetings will take place for each class session at the day(s)/time(s) listed. Students are expected to be present for the duration of these live online meetings.

Section 7436 of SPAN2
Elementary Spanish-Part 2 -- : Jan 24 - May 19 2023
This section is offered fully online. Mandatory online meetings will take place for each class session at the day(s)/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 8510 of SPAN41
Intermediate Spanish for Spanish Speakers -- : Jan 18 - May 19 2023
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.

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. The Language Lab in Emeritus Rm 1525 is available Tues & Thurs 12 - 5pm. This Lab is equipped with full computer lab workstations and free internet access to support you with your online and in-person language classes. Students using the Language Lab are required to meet the vaccine mandate requirements and to check in at a Safety Monitor station before entering.

Section 1399 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 15 - Dec 09 2022
This section is offered fully online. No required Zoom meetings. Students will be expected to complete independent classwork and homework. More details will be provided by the instructor. All students are welcome to enroll in this class; and this section will have extra support from the Lanzamientoinitiative. The Language Lab in Emeritus Rm 1525 is available Tues & Thurs 12 - 5pm. This Lab is equipped with full computer lab workstations and free internet access to support you with your online and in-person language classes. Students using the Language Lab are required to meet the vaccine mandate requirements and to check in at a Safety Monitor station before entering.

Section 2123 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 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. Students are also expected to complete independent classwork and homework online. 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. The Language Lab in Emeritus Rm 1525 is available Tues & Thurs 12 - 5pm. This Lab is equipped with full computer lab workstations and free internet access to support you with your online and in-person language classes. Students using the Language Lab are required to meet the vaccine mandate requirements and to check in at a Safety Monitor station before entering.

Section 2183 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 06 - Oct 16 2022
This is a late start short course. 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. Students are also expected to complete independent classwork and homework online. More details will be provided in the syllabus distributed by the instructor. The Language Lab in Emeritus Rm 1525 is available Tues & Thurs 12 - 5pm. This Lab is equipped with full computer lab workstations and free internet access to support you with your online and in-person language classes. Students using the Language Lab are required to meet the vaccine mandate requirements and to check in at a Safety Monitor station before entering.

Section 3100 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Sep 13 - Sep 13 2022
This section is credit by exam.Please contact a SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the Credit By Exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1

Section 3102 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Oct 11 - Oct 11 2022
This section is credit by exam. Please contact a SRJC counselor for any individual concerns about eligibility or requirements to take the Credit By Exam. Please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1

Summer 2022

Section 8722 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jun 28 - Jun 28 2022
This section is credit by exam. Please contact one of the SRJC counselors to make sure you qualify to take it. If you qualify, please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1

Section 8728 of SPAN1
Elementary Spanish-Part 1 -- : Jul 06 - Jul 06 2022
This section is credit by exam. Please contact one of the SRJC counselors to make sure you qualify to take it. If you qualify, please email the professor at aosorio@santarosa.edu to get an add code. For more information go to: https://languages.santarosa.edu/credit-exam-spanish-1

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.

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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