Upper School Spanish Teacher
Señora Jacquin has taught Spanish and has also been an advisor at Black Pine Circle School since 2008. Prior to BPC, she taught Spanish at Presidio Hill School in San Francisco for nine years and at Park Day School for a year. A native of Colombia, she moved to Gainesville, Florida to attend the University of Florida. Later, she studied restoration at the Universita Internazionale dell’Arte in Florence, and lived in Italy for four years. Señora Jacquin completed her undergraduate work at San Francisco State University in fine arts. She obtained an M.F.A. in printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute. She also has been trained in Comprehensible Input, a method for teaching foreign languages that she enjoys implementing in her classes, as well as the Project Based Learning teaching method. Señora Jacquin is also an accomplished artist who has exhibited her work in California and abroad. Her favorite hobbies are traveling, watching movies, reading, and bargain shopping.
Why I Work with Children
Children keep me young at heart.
A Favorite Book
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. An amazing story about love, perseverance, resilience and magic realism.