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Karlie Garcia

Karlie Garcia
Karlie Garcia
Spanish Teacher
Groups: Junior High,High School

What Classes Do You Teach?
7th & 8th Grade Spanish
Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4 
AP Spanish

College/Degree Information
Wheaton College, B.A. in Spanish
CSU San Marcos, M.A. Spanish, Education

Share A Few Things About Yourself
I grew up in Panamá as a missionary kid from the time I was 8-years-old through high school. My husband, Augusutus, and I have been married for 16 years and he is a high school Bible teacher. I have 5 wonderful daughters; ages 7, 9, 11, 12, and 14. We enjoy camping and roadtripping as a family. I also love to travel, read, run, and spend time with my family.

What Is Your Favorite Scripture?
II Corinthians 12: 9 - 10

How Do You Connect Faith & Learning In Your Classroom?
As a Spanish teacher, I have the distinct opportunity of introducing my students to different cultures and a new language. As students develop proficiency in their language skills, they will have increasing opportunities to connect with Spanish-speakers and develop relationships in which they can share their lives and Christian faith. My job in this path is to model, teach, and encourage empathy so that the classroom learning of Spanish can be translated into genuine and loving engagement with others in a Christ-like manner. My hope is that as students develop greater empathy, they will follow the Lord’s leading in their lives to minister in large and small ways to all those with whom they come in contact.