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educator , Foreign language professional

Jenny Maria Teresa Castillo, American Foreign language professional, educator. CUNY fellow, since 1990. Secretary Campus Ministry Society, New York, since 1991. Member N.E. Modern Language Association, Spanish Honor Society (secretary 1982-1986), Hispanics and Peruvians Association (spokesperson since 1991), American Museum Natural History (associate), Hispania, Western Studies Civilization.

Background

Castillo, Jenny Maria Teresa was born on August 8, 1960 in Lima, Peru. Daughter of Jose Estanislao and Maria Teresa (Sayan) Castillo. came to the United States, 1968.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Queens College, 1982. Master of Arts, Queens College, 1985. Postgraduate student, City University of New York, 1991—1995.

Doctor of Philosophy in Hipsanic Luso Brazilian Lits., City University of New York, 1996.

Career

Literary translator Queens College, New York City, 1982-1985, instructor, lecturer, 1983-1985. Instructor Holy Cross College, Flushing, New York, 1985-1988. Assistant professor Bernard Baruch College, New York City, 1987—2002.

Foreign language advisory Hunter College City University of New York, since 2002, assistant professor, since 2002, program director teacher education program in foreign language. Deputy chair, curriculum and teaching coordinator Foreign Language Education and Teaching Opportunity Program. Treasurer Marketing Committee Holy Cross College, Flushing, 1985-1988.

Instructor Queens College, New York City, since 1991. Member council on foreign languages education City University of New York, coordinator, program director Foreign Language Education Program and Teaching Opportunity Program for Spanish, since 2003.

Works

Membership

Developer Literacy Competencies in Spanish Adolscent Heritage Classroom in Geolinguistics, 2009. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (portfolio assessment committee, policy committee), Northeast Modern Language Association, American Society Geolinguists, Spanish Honor Society (secretary 1982-1986), Hispanics and Peruvians Association (spokesperson since 1991), American Museum Natural History (associate), Hispania, Western Studies Civilization, American Council Teachers Foreign Languages, Northeast Council Teachers of Foreign Languages, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, drawing, reading, tennis.

Connections

father:
Jose Estanislao Castillo

mother:
Maria Teresa (Sayan) Castillo