Sylvia was born and grew up in a remote village in El Salvador and moved to the United States in 2010, not knowing a single word in English. Today she excels because of her vigorous dedication. She is currently a senior at Northern Virginia Community College, completing an associate degree in Social Science: Teacher Education. She has a great passion to teach which was ignited and grew during her Senior Project to work in Arlington Public Schools with Second Graders. She has also returned to El Salvador to compare teaching methods in different countries. She continues to volunteer for elementary public schools.
Currently, she works in a non-profit organization, a retirement home for people age 62 and older. There she is part of the team that host events for residents’ entertainment and informative. She is a positive, hardworking and dedicated young woman, who will contribute to society as an educator. Attending One-Day-Immersion is an enormous opportunity to learn from the most important cable industry’s figures. Sylvia looks forward to learning strategies to apply to her career and to growing in confidence.