Teaching Experience

Teaching Associate (2019-2020)

  • Courses taught for the UCLA Department of History
    • “A History of Global Feminisms, 1850-Present” with Dr. Katherine Marino
    • “Contemporary Latin American Culture” with Dr. Robin Derby
  • Courses taught in the UCLA Department of Chicano/a and Central American Studies
    • “Central Americans in the U.S.” with Dr. Leisy Abrego

Teaching Assistant (2018-2019)

  • Courses taught for the UCLA Department of History
    • “History of Modern Latin America” with Dr. Robin Derby
    • “Social History of Modern Latin America” with Dr. Fernando Perez-Montesinos
  • Courses taught in the UCLA Department of Chicano/a and Central American Studies
    • “Introduction to U.S. Central Americans” with Dr. Leisy Abrego

Instructor and Curriculum Developer (2015-2019)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) – Los Angeles, CA

As curriculum developer, I created the Political Education Youth Program curriculum. As an instructor, I facilitated weekly afterschool workshops and programming where I taught youth ages 11-18 about political theory, Central American history, social movements, immigrant and worker rights, and filmmaking.

English & Life Skills Teacher and Curriculum Developer (2014) – Los Angeles, CA

Refugio Unaccompanied Children Shelter and Foster Care Program, Soledad Enrichment Action Inc., Los Angeles, CA

As a teacher for Refugio, a program started to serve young people in immigration custody awaiting family reunification, I was trained to teach English and work with recently migrated Central American youth between the ages of 14-17 years old. I also helped design the program’s Life Skills and English Language curriculum.