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Myriam Quintanilla

Myriam Quintanilla has been serving Southern California students, families, and teachers for the past 15 years as a bilingual teacher and mentor. Ms. Quintanilla started her career as a bilingual teacher at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy and as a Dual Language Demonstration Teacher at UCLA Laboratory School. Her passion and commitment to biliteracy has brought her to take a leadership role within the Department of Catholic Schools, for which she currently serves as the Dual Language Implementation Specialist. Her experiences as a bilingual learner, teacher, and mother inspire her to advocate for all children to learn multiple languages and receive an empowering education.