About Zelma Soto Rodriguez
Zelma, Soto Rodriguez
From Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Zelma Soto Rodriguez is from Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. She is a Native Spanish speaker teacher with more than 10 years of experience teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language to international students of all ages. She has a wide experience developing didactic materials and also she is an expertise in grammar and linguistics.
She holds a M.A in Linguistics and a B.A in Foreign Language, both from University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.
Zelma was employed in various teaching related positions including teaching Literature, Grammar, Reading and History to all ages. Her knowledge of the Spanish Language Grammar is tremendous and she has a great ability to teach this beautiful Language.
Zelma has a wonderful rapport with people of all ages, especially adults. Her ability to connect with her students and her talent at teaching simple concepts, as well as more advanced topics, are both truly superior. She has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is extremely organized and reliable. She accomplishes these tasks with great initiative and with a very positive attitude.
Her goal at The Art of Spanish Institute is to create a student focused, engaging, effective, and memorable learning experience for our students, and to provide an atmosphere of curiosity and collaboration so that they become lifelong learners, and agents of change wherever they go.
About Rosa Romero Sanchez
Rosa Romero Sanchez is from Seville, Spain. The recollection of her childhood in her hometown of Seville, are dominated with memories of being very creative and outgoing.In 2003 she moved to the US. After living two years in Colorado, and two years in Washington State, she moved back and settled in Colorado, where her heart is now.
She studied Fine Arts at University of Seville, Spain. Also, she went back to school and attend College for Early Childhood Education and Art, her other passion. She started out teaching Spanish to adults and kids. It was very rewarding; she knew that she was meant to teach her native language. She has been teaching Spanish to both adults and kids for over ten years, and she looks forward to many more years of teaching. Working with children has also been a wonderful and a whole learning experience in teaching techniques, the distinction between language acquisition and language learning.
Living in the United State, has provided her with the opportunities to grow and develop, both in her personal and professional life. She also loves reading and painting portraits, in her spare time.
Rosa is driven by the joy and excitement that comes from teaching and hopes to instill confidence and a passion for learning in every student.
She will make the journey of learning Spanish fun and exciting for all the students at The Art of Spanish Institute!
Create ultimate learning experiences for students of the Spanish language. Create fun, friendly but powerful environment to promote learner’s experience. Dedicated and student-focused teaching professional. Who’s committed to providing a well-balanced, supportive, and engaging learning environment for all students. Proficient at tailoring lessons plans to incorporate student’s diverse interest, and capture their attention and imagination. Talent for integrating thematic units, cooperative learning projects, and class discussion to generate independent thought, improve speaking, reading and writing skills. Hard working and trustworthy educator, who strives to collaborate with all members of the school community to meet the needs of students and promote the philosophy of the The Art of Spanish Institute.
About Javier A. Morganti
Javier A. Morganti
From Buenos Aires, Argentina
Founder & Managing Director
Javier A. Morganti's passion for teaching Spanish led him to establish The Art of Spanish Institute in 2004. He has a total of 14 years of experience in Denver teaching Spanish to both adults and kids. After teaching in several language schools in Denver, Colorado and earning his certificate in teaching Spanish as a Second Language (SSLT), he saw a unique opportunity to create the ultimate Spanish-language learning environment in Denver. His teaching methodology takes maximal advantage of world-class language-learning technologies and the best instructional practices.
In his native Argentina, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (U.B.A University of Buenos Aires), and then worked in marketing and administration for 7 years. Since coming to Colorado in 2001, he has gained wide experience teaching Spanish to English-speakers of all ages and backgrounds. He has taught at schools both public and private, from elementary-, high school- up to university-level courses. Currently, he’s using his business background and experience with on-site corporate trainings to extend The Art of Spanish Institute methodology to corporate and institutional language-training programs.
When you meet Javier, you’ll see his lively passion for teaching and sharing his love of life. That spirit infuses the Art of Spanish Institute, creating a fun, friendly, and extremely powerful environment for learning. When he is not teaching, you’ll find him on the running paths around Washington Park and Cheesman Park, trail-running on the mountains, mountaing biking, photographing in the Rocky Mountains, backpacking or climbing his next 14er.
Rosa Romero Sanchez
From Seville, Spain
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