American Leadership Academy named Annika Talbot and Julieta Santafe as the February Teachers of the Month.
This is Annika Talbot’s first year at ALA, but her second year teaching. She teaches 7th and 8th grade English. Talbot went to BYU-Idaho. Her hobbies include skiing and traveling.
When asked what she loves about ALA Talbot stated, “I love the students and their enthusiasm. My kiddos are so smart and they are such hard workers. Plus, they’re funny! I love working with my coworkers and the wonderful administration.”
This is Julieta Santafe’s third year at ALA. She currently teaches 5th grade Spanish Dual Immersion. Santafe received her Bachelors in Education and a second bachelors in English Studies from the University of Alcala de Henares in Madrid, Spain.
She later received her Master’s in European and Spanish Comparative Literature from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.
In her spare time Santafe enjoys playing music, singing, watching movies, reading, and traveling.