This is María's first year at Lab teaching Spanish. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico. During these past years she has been working with children of all ages and abilities in different settings. Her work experiences includes the Benjamin Harrison Vocational High School Program, teaching for the Saint Patrick’s Bilingual School, care provider at the Chimuguruku Child Care Development Center, and care provider at the Child Development Center II in Fort Meade, Maryland. She is also an elementary Education Teacher with a Major in Special Education from k-12. María enjoys fitness, singing, traveling, exploring new places and restaurants, spending quality time with family and friends. She takes pride in community service and giving back.