Sean Cray, ’18, double major in Spanish and Political Science
Sean is working for the Urban Teachers program in Baltimore, which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins School of Education. He has been assigned to teach at the elementary school level, and will also receive training on how to be a special education teacher. En route, he will receive his masters degree in elementary education/special education and teaching license. He will likely be assigned to a school that has Spanish speakers because he can speak Spanish.
Amanda Fox, ’10 - Major in Global Studies and Political Science, Spanish Minor
Amanda has taken on a variety of jobs since graduation: as an Americorps creator of environmentally friendly activities for children and adolescents, as a para-educator for a girl with Down syndrome, as an instructor at the Green Mountain Audubon Center, and as a farmyard educator at Shelburne Farms. These have helped her apply what she learned in global studies about making connections, and now she is an Eco-Cycle educator in Boulder, Colo., teaching children about recycling, waste reduction, litter prevention, energy awareness and helping their schools to become producers of zero waste.
Raymond Ki, ’10 - double major in Spanish and Psychology
After graduating from UVM, Raymond served in the Peace Corps in the Philippines, where he taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for two years, mostly to 7th and 8th grade students. While there, he founded his Filipino [public] high school's English Club and learned to speak Tagalog at an intermediate level. After returning to the U.S.A., he enrolled at the Boston Academy of English where he received a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate.
Then, for a year and a half, Raymond studied at Boston University and graduated with a Master of Arts in Teaching Modern Foreign Language Education; his student teaching was done at Boston Green Academy, a Boston Public School. Afterward, he taught Spanish and ESL at CATS Academy Boston, a private boarding high school for international students. For the last few years, Raymond has been teaching introductory Spanish to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at Framingham Public Schools in Massachusetts.