Maria Perez





Campus Box 0411


McKnight Hall
Room 09
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

A native Speaker from Spain and a U.S. resident, Professor Perez graduated from the University of Seville, Spain and continued her education in Liverpool, England, where she got a Postgraduate Certificate in Second Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics. This is Professor Perez’ third visit as an instructor of Spanish at Gettysburg College. Previously, she visited in the spring of 2001 and 2004-2005 sessions. While in Spain, she taught at IUS, a Gettysburg Program in Seville and she is also an experienced teacher of English as a Second Language. She also volunteered to teach Spanish for Immigrants at “Sevilla Acoge,” a program designed to integrate migrants into the language and culture of Spain.  She was the Super-administrator at Macmillan English Campus for the Loyola Foundation, a Jesuit institution with four schools in Seville, Malaga and Palmas de Gran Canaria. At the foundation, she was responsible for training teachers, the coordination of native teacher assistants and Implementation of a new bilingual education. She also worked on Study abroad programs for PEC and TILESA and has organized different student exchange programs, with the Loyola School in New York City and other institutions in Illinois and London.