Our New Associate Director, Kathryn Lopez

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Hello there! I'm Kathryn Lopez, and I am absolutely thrilled to embark on this exciting journey as the new Associate Director of Adventures in Spanish. Joining this dynamic team feels like a dream come true, and I am eager to dive into my role and contribute to the vibrant world of language education.

As the Associate Director, my responsibilities align perfectly with my passion for fostering engaging and inclusive learning environments. Adventures in Spanish isn't just about language education; it's about creating immersive experiences that leave a lasting impact on both students and instructors. I am here to bring my strategic mindset and love for language education to the forefront, ensuring that our programs continue to be dynamic, interactive, and culturally enriching.

So, what does being the Associate Director at Adventures in Spanish entail? Let me walk you through some key responsibilities that make this role incredibly rewarding.

Marketing Content:

In this role, I will develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies across various channels. From social media to our website and other digital platforms, I'll work to amplify our brand presence. Creating visually appealing content, including graphics, videos, and written materials, will be a key aspect of my mission to promote Adventures in Spanish programs. Together with the team, we'll analyze data and metrics to fine-tune our campaigns for maximum impact.

Training:

Education is at the heart of Adventures in Spanish, and as the Associate Director, I'll be designing and delivering training programs for our instructors. It's crucial that our educators are well-equipped to provide high-quality and culturally comprehensive Spanish language instruction. I'm dedicated to fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment for our staff and students, ensuring a positive and inclusive atmosphere.

Planning:

The role also involves planning and coordinating camps, classes, curriculum development, and events. It's not just about organizing; it's about ensuring everything aligns seamlessly with our organization's mission and values. I'll collaborate with program leaders to implement innovative and effective teaching methodologies reflecting the Adventures in Spanish vision.

Leadership and Vision:

Lastly, as the Associate Director, I will provide leadership in developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the effective delivery of comprehensive services. Working closely with the leadership team, I aim to contribute to Adventures in Spanish's overall vision and strategic direction.

In conclusion, my journey as the Associate Director is more than just a professional step – it's a commitment to the exciting world of Adventures in Spanish. I am eager to contribute, learn, and grow alongside this incredible team. Here's to embracing new adventures and making Spanish language education an enriching experience for all! ¡Vamos juntos! (Let's go together!)

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About Kathryn López Resto

Kathryn is una Boricua! She is from Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. When she moved to Oregon, she didn't know any English, Spanish being her first language. For as long as she can remember, she has loved working with children and is passionate about helping kids just like herself! Kathryn works with us as the Associate Director of AiS and Director of our upcoming virtual program.