¡Hola! My name is Alina Rozas. I am the Grade 6-8 Spanish teacher at The Rhoades School. I was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, and I lived there until I got married. After, I have been traveling with my family, and I had the opportunity to live in several cities: Sao Paulo (Brazil), Houston (United States), going back to Madrid (Spain), and San Diego (United States)
Since a young age, I discovered that teaching was one of my passions. I love to help my students and celebrate with them their successes. I started my teaching career back in High School tutoring some of my family’s members. When I went to College, I continued tutoring while getting my bachelor’s degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. At that time, I taught Calculus, Algebra, Chemistry, Physics. It was in Houston when I really started teaching Spanish. I worked at The Awty International School as a middle and upper school IB teacher. To fulfill my goal to become a better Spanish teacher, I completed a masters degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language. Back in Spain, I worked at the Lycée Français de Madrid, and after at a training company as the Head of the Spanish Department. In San Diego, I taught at National University, and I tutored Spanish to middle and high school as well as college students before joining The Rhoades School. Traveling throughout the world made me develop a passion to learn, teach, and embrace different cultures.
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two sons, traveling, reading, walking, and cooking!
For syllabus and supply lists for my various classes and online study help sites, please click on the Resources link below.