Marisol Perez: Spanish teacher, Mother, and world traveler

Spanish teacher Marisol Perez’s passion for learning about other cultures jumps right off the wall, literally. When you walk into her classroom, the first thing you notice is the poster of “East Side Sushi” describing a movie that involves the breaking down of race barriers. Then there are posters discussing the life stories of influential Latin American artists such as Julie Alvarez. … After living in San Jose with her parents, Perez attended Westmont College where she majored in psychology and Latin American literature. Before going to graduate school, Perez took two years off to ensure she wanted to pursue teaching. She attended UCLA for graduate school. more

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