Amery Gaines


Full Name

Amery Gaines

Professional Title


School or Place of Work

Park Center Senior IB World School

What Level Do You Teach?

levels 1-3

Approx. Percentage of Heritage Spanish Students at Your Institution


How Has Spanish Played a Role in Your Personal and Professional Life?

Spanish has been in my life since I was fourteen and started taking it as a second language in middle school and high school. Several trips to Mexico to do mission work helped create a passion and love in me for learning the language and culture. After majoring in Spanish during college, I moved to Mexico City where I worked for six years in ministry and met my wife. When I returned from Mexico I decided to to become a teacher and utilize my interest in skill in the language to teach high school Spanish for both L2 and Heritage students.

How Long Have You Been Teaching?

Three years

More About Me

Me encanta leer, viajar, pescar y estar activo al aire libre. Tengo tres hijos y vivo en el noroeste de Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Heritage Spanish email list

Yes, please add me to the Heritage Spanish email list to receive updates about workshops and new resources.

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