My name is Ariel Gugudan and this is my first year at Bancroft Elementary. I have been teaching since 2013 after I received a degree in Spanish Studies and Education from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. For 3 years I taught Spanish 1 and 2 at a high school in Nashville, Tennessee before I relocated to Minneapolis.
I am so excited to be a part of the Spanish program here at Bancroft. I believe that it is incredibly important for students to learn multiple languages, and I believe in a wholistic, communication based, approach to language learning.
This year is going to be amazing and I cannot wait to see how much we all learn together.