Our Team

Meet our Teachers

Fernando Báez Guzmán


Fernando is our Academic Director and master teacher.

Hipatia Alarcón


Hipatia has been teaching Spanish since 1988.

Ximena Argüello


Students say class hours with Ximena pass by in a flash.  She has been teaching Spanish since 2011, and is fluent in English.

Lucía Rivadeneira


Lucía Rivadeneira is a language nerd who loves to teach the nuts and bolts of Spanish.

Rosa Laura García Caiza


Laura has taught Spanish since 1991.  She has a passion for sharing Ecuadorian culture with her students and considers herself not just a teacher but an ambassador of her culture and her language.

Fredy Cárdenas


Fredy originally studied law in college; however he found his true passion when he decided to change to the teaching profession and has never looked back.

María Cecilia Ruiz


María Cecilia Ruiz is our primary online teacher. In addition, she works for a medical mission that cares for indigenous people.

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