Language support: Spanish
Target age group/s: Ages 2-10 years old
Bio: Yvette Montalvo hails from McAllen, Texas, and grew up visiting family in Mexico. Spanish was her first language.
While attending the University of Texas at Austin, she began working with children. After graduating, she started Mariposas Spanish School for Kids in 1999. She has been teaching children Spanish since 1998, eventually becoming Montessori certified in the Primary level. Additionally, she works with teachers and schools offering trainings, consultations, and curriculum advice.
“In the past 20 years, I have learned so much about about working with children, parents, schools, and teaching a new language.”
I love to teach and share my knowledge with people!
In what capacity does Yvette support families as a Think Bilingual Ambassador:
She currently serves families as a Think Bilingual Ambassador by sharing her years of experience to direct people to the resources that they need to succeed.