Patricia Pedraza, TX School of Languages 
Grades 9-10 Spanish Teacher

Patricia earned a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations at the Autonomous University of Tamaulinas in Cidade, Victoria, Mexico prior to moving to Texas. She has been in the field of bilingual education in the Cypress area for over 20 years. Patricia describes herself as a multifaceted person, a lifelong and passionate learner, and as someone who really loves everything she does. Her life professionally and personally ranges from teaching, entrepreneurship, coaching, cycling for causes, running, hiking, art and poetry, photography, and social media. She is the proud owner of Texas School of Languages serving and helping our community in breaking their language barriers by heart since 2007. The school teach all languages and ages in a very personalized instruction and is located in the heart of Lakewood Forest. Driven by Patricia's passion for teaching Spanish and helping those who love learning, she offers a YouTube channel with One-Minute Spanish every Wednesday for free. The videos are also posted on her personal teacher page on Instagram so students can have after-school practice. In addition, Patricia believes that life is better lived by experiences that also contribute for a better world. She is a very active cyclist for good causes.  Every year she participates at the BPMS150 riding from Houston to Austin to have a multiple sclerosis free world. She trains very hard every weekend riding from 25 to 75 miles as well as for other causes. Patricia  also loves running . She has completed more than seven half marathons and one marathon in the USA and Mexico. And to keep her brain busy and active, another of her passions is to write poetry in Spanish. Because of that, she founded a bilingual poetry group named Alianza Poética Intercultural to keep alive this beautiful literary genre and also to discover and promote new poets. An anthology with poems in Spanish from worldwide poets including three great poems of her own inspiration called Best Literary Work- Mi Mejor Obra Literaria! Patricia feels very blessed and grateful to be part of the CTL Family teaching Spanish.

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