J. Michael Lunsford Middle School
Spanish 1 Teacher
Room: Reading 1
Sra. Charin will be teaching Spanish 1 this 2019 -2020 school year. She is an experienced teacher with 20 years of teaching expeience Sra. Charin is a charter member of J. Michael Lunsford and was the Spanish at Middle School (SAMS) Spanish teacher for three years when the school opened in 2011. This is her 9th year teaching for LCPS. For 11 years she was an elementary general education/special education teacher and then a Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools (FLES) teacher for Fairfax County Public Schools. She loves teaching Spanish vocabulary, grammar and culture to her Spanish 1 students!
She earned her Master’s in Education (M.Ed.) degree from Marymount University and is also a licensed Spanish teacher.
During the summer of 2014 she was accepted in the competitive Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching (VCET) program at George Mason University. This leadership academy focused on best teaching practices, educational policy and leadership, data-driven decision making and educational advocacy.
Sra. Charin loves teaching at J. Michael Lunsford and sharing her knowledge of the Spanish language and culture with her students by creating lessons that are interesting, engaging and relevant. Sra. Charin was born in Lima, Perú and spent her childhood there which has given her an appreciation of different cultures. She is looking forward to another “Excelente” year at J. Michael Lunsford!
** Her classroom resources are found in this website.
These include: Powerpoints taught in class , 9- Week Plans, Quarterly Projects Information, directions and deadlines and other important information.
Students are expected to write their daily homework in their Agenda in every class and contact Sra. Charin if they are absent from class to make-up missed classwork.
Her email is: firstname.lastname@example.org