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Nicole Tellez

My Bio

Nicole Tellez joined STEM during the 2021-22 School Year as the ELD Teacher for grades K-12. Her role of the English Language Development (ELD) Teacher serves as a specialist for students who are learning the English Language. She supports students by providing direct English Language Development instruction in the classroom, small groups, and/or individual student settings.

She earned her BA in Liberal Studies with a focus on education from San Diego State (San Diego, Calif.) University in 1992. She earned herM.Ed in Cross-Cultural Education from National University (San Diego, CA) in 2001.

She lived abroad in Mexico City, Mexico, for 12 years, and therefore, has an empathetic understanding of the experience of learning a foreign language, as well as living in a foreign country. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, hiking, cooking and traveling with her family.

My Favorite Things

Favorite Starbucks Drink or Snack: Grande Latte with nonfat milk (ot)

Favorite Snacks: pretzels, popcorn, skittles

Favorite Places to Eat: sushi, Chinese, all Asian

Favorite Drinks: cherry coke zero

Favorite Place to Shop: Sephora

Hobbies: hiking, cooking

Favorite Colors: pink