Know the Director
"My strong belief in teaching our children and youth to become good citizens drives me to be a better teacher and set the example." Claudia Landeros
Maestra Claudia Landeros got a BA in Business Psychology from Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, in México, a M.A in Applied Linguistics to Teach Spanish as a Second Language from Universidad de Jaén, in Spain, a second B.A and M.A. in Spanish and Literature from Cal State LA. She worked for a business enterprise company where she gained experience in Human Resources and Business Consulting working. She was the founder and director of “Friendship Camp” (Non-Profit organization) in Zacatecas, México. The organization worked with underprivileged children in rural communities to bring them a new experience and quality education. Claudia designed and implemented full curriculum for summer camp session. She also organized teacher participation, including volunteer teachers coming from the U.S.
She was born and lived in México until she immigrated in 2003. For the past 15 years she has been working as a private Spanish Linguistics tutor and Literature instructor. Her professional background includes instructing, designing lesson plans and curriculum. She also was writer and the editor in chief of the Spanish section of the University Times, the newspaper from Cal State LA. and now she continues writing on her blog "Amas de Casa por Vocación" (amasdecasaporvocacion.com). Regarding her cultural background, she has been involved in many cultural activities, having a passion in dance, especially in Mexican Folklore dance.