Profa Giffin

Phone: 605-394-4051 ext 305
Room: 305

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¡Buenos días! 

¡Estoy muy ilusionada para aprender con ustedes este año! En esta página puedes ver que hacemos en clase diariamente, y muchos recursos para aprender español. Escoje tu nivel para ver que hacemos y la tarea. También, a bajo hay una poca información sobre mi.


I am very excited to learn with you all this year! On this website you'll find what we do in class daily, and many resources for learning Spanish. Choose your level to see what we do in class, and the homework. Also, below there is a little information about me.


Here is a brief bio on Profa Giffin, if you are interested (it is not required reading).

Previously Giffin has taught Spanish at the university level and worked in the corporate and nonprofit worlds. Outside of school she has taught Latin dance classes, of which you will be learning a little in class. She's married to the amazing Steven Huerta, and they have an incredible daughter, Valeria. Together they love to travel, read, and enjoy the Black Hills.  

Giffin graduated from Stevens High School many years ago. She received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Cross-Cultural Communication, Ethnic Identity, and Indigenous Cultural Survival from the University of Oregon. Later, she earned a Masters of Public Administration also from UO. More recently, Giffin attended Montana State University for her teacher training and Masters of Education. She is also currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Spanish from New Mexico State University. 

Giffin has lived in Mexico and traveled in Peru, Bolivia, and Spain. In addition to Spanish-speaking countries, Giffin has also traveled in Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Austria, Germany, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, Belgium, Israel, Morocco, New Zealand, and throughout the United States.