Language Acquisition

Andrea Liechty

Spanish

E: andrea.liechty@dmschools.org

Biography

 

Name: Andrea Liechty

Subject Area: Spanish

Grade: 6th and 8th

College(s) attended: University of Northern Iowa

Years teaching: 4

Years at Meredith: 1

What I enjoy about teaching here: I love the international mindedness that our school promotes.  It is great being a language teacher in an environment that supports language development and offers two different world languages!

Greatest hope for my students:  I hope to build lasting and meaningful relationships with my students.  I hope that they become kind, caring, successful young adults.  I love seeing the transition and growth these students go through throughout the years.  I hope my students will be open-minded in their language journey and will love learning about languages and cultures as much as I do!  

Learner profile trait that motivates me:  Being balanced and knowledgeable.  I strive to learn something new everyday.  Knowledge is power!

Additional information:  My hobbies include reading, spending time with family, traveling, finishing my Master’s in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and cheering on the Huskies!

Carrie Romo

Spanish

E: carrie.romo@dmschools.org

Biography

Name: Carrie Romo

Subject Area: Language Acquisition (Spanish)

Grade: 6­-8

College(s) attended: Central College (BA) Drake University (MSE)

Years teaching: 7 years

Years at Meredith: first year

What I enjoy about teaching here: The diverse student population

Greatest hope for my students:  My greatest hope is that my students find a passion for learning about themselves, other cultures and other languages.

Learner profile trait that motivates me:  Open-Minded