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Ileana Straus

Teacher/Mentor

Ileana is delighted to join the Fusion Los Gatos team teaching Spanish. She loves spreading the joy of learning new languages and discovering different cultures. Ileana has previously taught Spanish, French, Translation & Interpretation and ESL in various schools and colleges in the Bay Area, Europe and South America. Love of languages, literature, history, philosophy, and the arts have been the biggest passions of her life. Ileana speaks five languages and has earned a Masters in Linguistics in Spain and a Masters in Educational Leadership at San José State University. Ileana has three grown daughters, loves opera and flamenco music, hiking in the woods, and travelling around the globe with her family, friends and students.

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