Teachers

photo Natalie Kane

Family Programs Director and Teacher

I am originally from Monterrey, Mexico and grew up using Spanish and English interchangeably.  Needless to say, being fluent in two languages has opened many doors for me.  

In an effort to provide my own son and other families a fun activity to do in Spanish, I created a program called Aprende Cantando.  I taught it for nearly 3 years at Heartsong Music before branching out and starting Semillitas de Español.  My goal was to create a very unique language school that would teach Spanish to children, offer parents a way to be involved in their child's language learning, and offer hispanic families activities to nurture their children's Spanish as they grow up.

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photo Eleann (Ely) Rodriguez

Immersion Program Director & Teacher 

I was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and grew up in a quiet and peacful town called San Lorenzo.  During my last two years of high school, I volunteered to help my special needs teacher during my free time before and after school. This is where I discovered my passion and ability for working with children.
 

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photo Lupita Vega

Canta Teacher

For more than 25 years, I lived in one of the largest cities in the world. Alongside my family, I learned the value of the unconditional bond that parents share with their children since a very young age.  I nurtured this connection with those I love the most amidst laughter, songs, dramatic play, and lots of love.

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photo Juliana Forero

Vive Teacher 

I am originally from Bogotá, Colombia and moved to the Austin area in 2013.  I value the importance of learning a second language, which has made my transition in the United States easier.  I received my B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Colombia along with two Masters Degrees.

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Semillitas de Español
12412 Tomanet Trail


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Tarrytown Dance
2425 Exposition Blvd Ste D


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