The main goal of the English Language Arts program is to teach students English language literacy skills. These skills are primarily expressed in the ability to effectively read, write, listen and speak.
Bienvenidos || Welcome
Dr. Ayanna Baccus, Reading Specialist
I love reading and teaching reading at Claremont! My goal is to help all children become strategic and motivated readers and writers. A few of my favorite children’s authors are Mildred Taylor, Patricia Polacco, and Beverly Clearly. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music and spending time with my family and friends.
Mrs. Nina Cortina, Reading Specialist
I received a bachelor’s from Florida International University in History and received my Masters in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. I have been working in the educational field for 20 years! I have worked in several schools with unique approaches to learning – from a Montessori school to a museum-based school and most recently a microschool. I am excited to be in an immersion school and play a role in developing a more vibrant and curious bilingual community of learners. In my free time, I love to read, be outdoors, and play!