1st Grade – Mrs. Cabrera is originally from Venezuela and has a Master’s Degree in Psychopedagogy, with over 30 years of experience working with children in schools. She has been with CBA for 6 years. In that time, she has taught immersion in Spanish to K4, K5, 1st, and 2nd grade students. These children not only speak Spanish fluently thanks to her, but they also LOVE school. She is known for creating art with her students, dancing with them, making traditional Venezuelan arepas with them, and having children dress up as elderly when they celebrate 100 days of school. In addition, her students can read and write in Spanish, explain science facts in Spanish, and much more. Mrs. Cabrera received the “Cool Teacher” award from WCBD in 2020. Mrs. Cabrera is also the grandmother of 4 CBA students.