Susana Valencia is continuing onto her second year as a graduate student at CSU Long Beach where she will receive a Master’s degree in Dual Language Development. She received her B.A. from UCLA with a major in Spanish and double minor in Education and Linguistics. She will continue her studies toward a credential program to become an elementary teacher, and is very proud and excited to begin her new year here at HOLA. Susy aspires to serve her community by helping students build confidence in their learning and challenge their intellectual abilities. Susy enjoys spending time with her family, loves eating seafood, watching horror films, and practicing calligraphy.