Our Teaching Staff
Conoce Nuestras Maestras
Señora Clara Elena Hargreaves
Señora Clara was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and immigrated to New York at the age of 7.
Graduate of Syracuse University
Taught English for 7 years in Japan
2007-2016: head teacher at Caminitos
2016-present: Educational Assistant with Edmonton Public Schools 2016 to present
Señora Clara finds teaching little ones fun and rewarding. She takes delight in seeing them learn. She assists the children by:
creating fun routines for the niños to get involved in
engaging them in learning through exploration by implementing numerous learning centers for all the niños to enjoy together
expanding upon the curriculum with exciting themes and their related vocabulary
adding field trips, physical activities and more
She is always looking for new activities by tirelessly searching the internet for ideas to improve upon.
Señora Nelly Rosende
Señora Nelly was born in Chile and immigrated to Canada in 1977.
2000-2003: Teaching Heritage Languages at Grant McEwan and U of A
1986: Latinamericana Social Services - ESL Instructor for Seniors
1996-2003: Escuela Latinamericana Gabriela Mistral, Spanish Instructor of children in Level 4
1996-Present: Private tutor Spanish/English
2014: Early childhood Teacher Assistant
2014-2016: Caminitos Spanish Playschool - Teacher Assistant
2016-present: Lunch Supervisor, Voluntary Teacher Assistant
2019-present: Caminitos Spanish Playschool - Teacher Assistant
Señora Nelly enjoys teaching to watch people learn, grow, and discover their potential.
Coming from a family of 9, she has always been around children. She enjoys the hugs and smiles from the children she supervises and teaches. It lets her know she is trusted and appreciated. Her three grandchildren have attended Caminitos, and she wants to encourage that tradition for other families.