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Foreign Language

Gabriela Pedreros, Spanish Teacher — Ms. Pedreros was born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in Queens, N.Y. Fluent in Italian and Spanish, she is as passionate about teaching languages as she is learning them. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Italian Literature at Hunter College as well as a TESOL Graduate Studies Certificate from Regent University, and obtained her B.A. from Queens College in Family Health Nutrition and Education. She also holds a Professional Interpreter Certificate from CSU in both Italian-English as well as Spanish-English. When not teaching she loves to spend time with her family, read and travel.


Carolina Aldana, Spanish Teacher  Señora Aldana double majored in French and English at Georgetown University. She earned her M.A in education through the NYC Teaching Fellows and taught elementary school in the South Bronx for three years. She then went to live in Spain and France for two years. Upon returning, she decided to teach again, this time in a high school near Boston. She now holds a second M.A. in Spanish and numerous other certificates. Forever and always a Jersey girl, she had to leave Red Sox nation and move back home.


Diana Zea, Spanish Teacher — Ms. Zea is a Colombian teacher of Spanish and English as second languages, currently finishing my graduate studies at NYU with a scholarship from my country's government. Because of her studies she and her family have been moving quite a bit for the last year or two. She has taught and lived in Colombia, China, Spain and now the United States, in many different types of schools, to many different types of students. Ms. Zea enjoys traveling, scuba diving, swimming, knitting and reading. Her biggest passions are languages and watching my two kids grow up. She is hoping to learn many new things from the MESA community!