Meet Señor Morris
Dr. R. Scott Morris is the curriculum developer and teacher of the first year of Educación Española. He designed and instructed Units 6-10 of grades 1-2, Units 1-10 of grades 3-4 and Units 1-10 of grades 5-6 of the Elementary Spanish Program.
He possesses a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s of education degree in bilingual education from the University of Texas at El Paso, a master’s of arts degree in TESOL with a minor in Spanish from the School for International Training, and a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University.
Dr. Morris served as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay from 1980 to 1983 as an environmental sanitation engineer and in the Philippines from 1987 to 1989 as a teacher trainer at Leyte State College. He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Guaraní (the indigenous language of Paraguay), Waray Waray (an indigenous language of Leyte, Philippines), Latin, and American Sign Language.
Meet Cecilia Ojeda
Cecilia Ojeda is a Professor of Spanish at Northern Arizona University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. She is the author of a variety of articles about Chilean literature of the twentieth century published in scholarly journals in the United States, Chile and Canada. Her research about literature written under the dictatorships of Chile and Argentina has been presented in conferences in the United States, Mexico and Canada.