About the Teacher
Phone: 508 430 7200 ext 5803
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Spanish from Hartwick College, M.A. in Teaching Spanish from SUNY at Albany. Certified in Spanish 5-12
Elizabeth Simmons - Spanish
World Languages Spanish I,III, IV
I have lived most of my life on Cape Cod and began teaching in 1988. I now teach childrem of students I taught during my early years at the Harwich Jr. Sr. High. I enjoy learning about cultures and history. I have taken students to Europe and enjoy seeing them get excited about putting their language skills in action. During college, I spent a semester in Spain and was fortunate to travel to several countries and encourage students to do the same. This summer I decided that I needed to get to know the United States better, so I went on a historical trip to Jamestown, Yorktown, Williamsburg and Gettysburg. I feel like I know my own country and what it means to be American so much better. During my free time I like to relax at the beach and bike on the rail trail.
As our community becomes more diverse, I want to encourage our students to be curious about different cultures and open to learning a second language.