Emili Mendoza is joining the KAS community in 2020 as a Middle School Spanish teacher. Ms. Mendoza holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and earned her Master’s in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the University of Barcelona in Spain in 2018. She has lived and worked in Venezuela, Albania, and Malawi. Emili is a certified MYP and DP Spanish teacher and has taught both in the past. In her free time, Emili enjoys traveling, reading, writing, learning new languages, cooking, and trying new foods. Miss Mendoza is passionate about languages, and she believes that learning and understanding different cultures help us to appreciate and respect people who come from diverse cultures.