Spanish is my passion. I have always felt at home in a Spanish classroom. Someone who I respect greatly once told me that the difference between Spanish teachers and other teachers is that kids never forget their Spanish teachers. I knew that I wanted to teach Spanish in highschool AFTER I graduated, but I was never expecting the opportunity I recieved this, my senior year of high school. The principle of a private school for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade asked me to teach Spanish. I was so excited! However, I quicly realized that while the school was big in its love for the kids, it was small in financial availiability. I knew in my heart that I could make a big difference in the lives of these kids. If I didn't start them on the path through this language, then statistics say that they would never reach their full capacity in speaking and learning the language. I decided to volunteer. I have been able to teach so much about the language to these kids, and I experience their growth every class. They have taught me so much as well. I know that with the knowledge they are gaining, they will be able to communicate and learn from a group of people that they would not be able to communicate with otherwise. It has been my privilege to work with these kids.