Javier Morganti 🇦🇷
Javier A. Morganti
From Buenos Aires, Argentina
Founder & Director
Certified Spanish Professor of ELE
Luis De La Torre Lopez
From Jalisco, México
Luis de la Torre is from Jalisco, México. He is a native Spanish speaker, with a Bachelor´s Degree in Political Science. He also volunteered for the betterment of his University Campus as a radio host, as well as worked outside of his University to aid graduate students in their research for their transdisciplinary projects.
He has experience teaching both middle school and high school students in Spanish, history and creative Spanish Literature. During his time as a student, he used his political knowledge and background to be involved with a non-profit organization that fought for the linguistic and health rights of the indigenous people in his hometown.
Immersing himself in his hometown and the indigenous culture around him, he opened a small online crafts store and has gone back to college to study computer science to better his online business. Luis has come to the United States to exercise new opportunities and teach his Native language. After earning his certificate in Professor of ELE (Teaching Spanish as Foreing Language) from Cervantes Institute, Spain, he saw a unique opportunity to start teaching Spanish at The Art of Spanish institute LLC.
During his free time he likes to ride his bike through the city to explore new locations to eat, as well as enjoys visiting the museum and has an overall love for the arts. Having health as his priority, he enjoys playing pickup soccer games and hiking on the weekends.
His goal as a Head Teacher and Spanish Teacher at The Art Of Spanish Institute LLC is to offer to every student a unique learning experience, using his great command of Spanish and technical knowledge of his career and Spanish Grammar.
“Giving students the knowledge and ability to speak another language is not only beautiful but a major advantage in today´s society” says Luis. He is excited to start his new career here at The Art of Spanish Institute LLC and is looking forward to the journey that lies ahead.
Daniela Lopez 🇨🇱
Juan Carlos Garza 🇲🇽
Javier A. Morganti is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. His passion for teaching Spanish led him to establish The Art of Spanish Institute LLC in 2004. He has a total of 17 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 Professor of ELE (Teaching Spanish as Foreing Language) from Cervantes Institute, Spain, 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 or administrating the school, you’ll find him on the running paths around Washington Park and Cheesman Park, trail-running on the mountains, mountaing or road biking, photographing in the Rocky Mountains, backpacking or climbing his next 14er.
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.
Certified Spanish Professor of ELE
Luis A. Torre 🇲🇽
From Santiago, Chile
Daniela Lopez is from Santiago, Chile. She is a dynamic and result oriented CAE (Cambridge English advanced) certified ESL teacher with 6 years of experience teaching young learners.
She is committed to inculcating a passion for learning, creating multicultural awareness through her teaching to students of all ages.
In 2007 Daniela came to the US to work at Copper Mountain on a student exchange program in order to improve her English. After 4 months, she returned to Chile to finish her studies, which will later bring her back to California in 2013 for a period of 2 years. Here, she had the chance to work with a SES provider helping students achieve State Education Standards.
Back in Chile, she worked for SEK International School as a Head Spanish teacher for 1st and 2nd grade. She taught Spanish, Social Studies and reading to the most amazing kids.
Who would have known that, 10 years later she was going to be back in Colorado to work for Denver Public Schools! "When opportunities knock on your door, you sure should take them.
She now works in an Elementary school for DPS and is in the process of getting her teaching credential in Colorado.
She is very happy to join the Art of Spanish Institute team of professionals Teachers and share her knowledge and adventure with all the students at the Institute.
Spanish Teacher & Kids Programs
Dalia Contreras 🇲🇽
Dalia was born and raised in Mexico City. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Administration. She has extensive travel experience through North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, South & Central America. Dalia loves sharing Mexican and Latino culture with her students, and has years of experience creating and delivering education and teaching materials to all ages.
She worked in tourism for 15 years in Mexico City, since then she is a faithful believer that speaking more languages opens us to discover surprises that other cultures and the world can share.
Dalia has been in the U.S. for almost 4 years. Since she moved here in Denver, she has experience teaching children in different schools around Denver as well with adults. She believes that immersion and personal interaction are the most effective ways to learn a new language.
Dalia is an avid cook, hiker, camper, painter, and lover of all things travel and adventure. She loves nature and wildlife, learning new cultures, and music from around the world.
Juan Carlos Garza-Uranga is a native Spanish speaker from the biggest state in Mexico, Chihuahua, “El Estado grande” He has lived half of his life in between Mexico City and Denver, Colorado.
He holds a B.S. in Communicatios from the Universidad Autonoma de Durango, Campus Chihuahua and he just finished his certification as a Professor of ELE (Teaching Spanish as Foreing Language) from Cervantes Institute, Spain).
He discovered his passion for languages at a very young age when he was exposed to French natives, and it was then when he started his journey learning French and English, later on teaching himself Russian.
Additionally he has experience teaching English and French for college students at his Alma Mater.
Juan Carlos moved to the Mile High City from Scottsdale, Arizona where he was able to improve his knowledge and teaching Spanish skills at The Biltmore Prep Academy in Phoenix, Az.
He finds a lot of fulfilment teaching Spanish to his students and watching them grow professionally and getting to love the Spanish language.
Juan Carlos is looking forward to share his knowledge and experience, and contribute to the professional and personal development of others in a dynamic and entertaining way to learn here at The Art of Spanish Institute LLC.
Juan Carlos Garza
From Chihuahua, Mexico
Certified Spanish Professor of ELE
Cecilia de la Torre 🇲🇽
Cecilia de la Torre, a México native, recently received her degree in Interior Design. Her love of history and art led her to document her life experiences on a website that portrays the history of her people in photographs and supporting narratives.
Spanish language and culture and the arts were always her favorite subjects. During her academic development she participated in spelling and writing competitions. She was also a member of a youth symphony that toured in Mexico, and she performed in smaller recitals.
She has one year of classroom experience, improving methods of study that she acquired during her career. She developed a unique and passionate way to make learning fun and engaging for students of all ages and backgrounds. Cecilia always finds the best way to keep her students interested and working with motivation, for she is in the idea that Spanish as a romantic language gives the poet more words to play with, like toys to a kid!
In her free time, she enjoys nature and being with animals, especially horses.
She is excited about sharing her knowledge and experience of Spanish language, culture, and literature with her students at The Art of Spanish Institute.
Ceciclia de la Torre
From Jalisco, México
From Mexico City, Mexico
Elizabeth Machuca 🇲🇽
Elizabeth Machuca is originally from Jalisco Mexico. During her years of study she has the opportunity to work with high school students, supporting them in their classes with study methods and developing meaningful learning, it is at this stage where she discovered her love for Teaching Spanish!
She holds a degree in Psychology from UVM University of Guadalajara. As a psychologist, she understand that good communication is essential in our lives. She's very excited to be able to teach Spanish as a second language and share her cultures with all the students.
She is always improving her methods of study that she acquired during her career. She developed a unique and passionate way to make learning fun and engaging for students of all ages and backgrounds. Brenda always finds the best way to keep her students interested and working with motivation, for she is in the idea that Spanish as a romantic language gives the poet more words to play with, like toys to a kid.
In her free time she enjoys walking around the city discovering every corner of it, she loves to travel and learn the details of each site she visits.
She is looking forward to sharing what she has learned about the different elements of culture with all the students at The Art of Spanish Institute.
From Jalisco, México