Carmen Smull


Full Name

Carmen Smull

Professional Title

Spanish Teacher and Deptartment Chair

School or Place of Work

Olathe East High School Olathe KS

What Level Do You Teach?

4, AP and Heritage Speakers

Approx. Percentage of Heritage Spanish Students at Your Institution


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

As a non-native speaker, I am continually learning new words and phrases.  The scope of the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures has made learning about both a lifelong process.  It’s stretched me to try new things and helped me to meet many wonderful people and travel to amazing places.  It’s helped to shape my world view, seeking to understand and appreciate diversity and our inter-connectedness.

How Long Have You Been Teaching?

22 years

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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