About me - personal Information

  •   Bienvenidos-Bienvenue

    Buenos dias - Bonjour

    I would like to welcome you to my Spanish/French class.

     I am Senora/Madame Gruver, I was born and raised in Colombia, South America. I began my education earning a degree in Architectural Drafting in Colombia. After moving to the United States, I obtained a B.S in Education with Spanish and French certification at Kutztown University and a M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction. After several years of teaching, I acquired  certification in teaching English Language Learners at DeSale University.

    As a teacher, I strive to make all students successful in their foreign language. I also broader my students horizons with rich culture and authentic literature. As a native speaker of Spanish, I am proud to offer my students with authetic language and cultural experiences. I have had the opportunity of mastering my  French language through  exposure by traveling abroad France and Canada in several occations.

    My professional experiences include  teaching  ESL  students  in the elementary level,  and French and Spanish at the high school and middle school level in Allentown School District for ten  years.  I have taught  ESL students at a college level for  several years. I also have taught  Spanish and French  to several students privately.

    I am a proud mother of two wonderful children. I enjoy teaching Spanish, French, and English as a Second Language. Other activities I enjoyed out side of school are: Reading, oil painting, traveling, and dancing as well as attending opera and classic concertos . I have traveled abroad to France,  Spain, Germany, Italy, Greece, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.