Luz Adriana Henao Cardona

Spanish II Teacher

Originally from Colombia, Adriana moved to Augusta, Maine in September of 2018 with her husband. In Colombia, Adriana graduated from the Universidad del Valle with her Degree in Psychology. Adriana is an experienced professional in education, with more than seven years’ experience of working with children of different ages. At the Vermont School in Medellin Colombia, Adriana started working as an Assistant Teacher for two years with children between 4 and 7 years old, and then the last five years she was there, Adriana was working as a Primary Psychologist. Her work consisted of intervention in the classroom at the individual and group level, development of workshops on topics related to social and emotional skills, as well as the execution of education workshops according to age. She was also interviewing with parents and following up on cases of students with external professionals according to the diagnosis. In her spare time, Adriana enjoys playing tennis, going to the movies, and exploring new places to dine.