Meet our wonderful summer team of experienced teachers and counselors!

 

Sheri Schlicker, Executive Director Sheri has worked in education for over 40 years.  As a mother of three children who graduated from Spanish Immersion classrooms in San Francisco, she sees the value of second language learning and chooses to support families with children today.  Her experience has inspired her to develop a Spanish immersion summer camp. Her tenure as Executive Director of Buena Vista Child Care since 1985 makes her highly qualified to support children in after school and summer camp programs.

Sheri Schlicker, Executive Director

Sheri has worked in education for over 40 years.  As a mother of three children who graduated from Spanish Immersion classrooms in San Francisco, she sees the value of second language learning and chooses to support families with children today.  Her experience has inspired her to develop a Spanish immersion summer camp. Her tenure as Executive Director of Buena Vista Child Care since 1985 makes her highly qualified to support children in after school and summer camp programs.

Adelina Arámburo, Immersion Consultant Adelina was the pilot teacher for the immersion programs in the San Francisco Unified School District at Buena Vista Alternative School. The Spanish Bilingual Immersion Program grew from this one classroom to fifteen immersion schools in San Francisco offering a variety of languages today.  As an educator, she has taught grades K-12, and as school administrator became principal at Buena Vista Alternative School where it was selected as a California Distinguished School under her leadership.

Adelina Arámburo, Immersion Consultant

Adelina was the pilot teacher for the immersion programs in the San Francisco Unified School District at Buena Vista Alternative School. The Spanish Bilingual Immersion Program grew from this one classroom to fifteen immersion schools in San Francisco offering a variety of languages today.  As an educator, she has taught grades K-12, and as school administrator became principal at Buena Vista Alternative School where it was selected as a California Distinguished School under her leadership.

Linda Oppelt-Perez, Immersion Teacher Linda has been teaching in the dual-immersion program at Buena Vista Horace Mann (formerly at Buena Vista Alternative School) for 18 years.  She is originally from California but has lived in Argentina and Mexico.  Besides language learning, her passion as a teacher is Science and arts education.  She believes that children need to learn in a hands-on and brains-on environment and learning is deeper when there is a focus on genuine problem solving and creativity. 

Linda Oppelt-Perez, Immersion Teacher

Linda has been teaching in the dual-immersion program at Buena Vista Horace Mann (formerly at Buena Vista Alternative School) for 18 years.  She is originally from California but has lived in Argentina and Mexico.  Besides language learning, her passion as a teacher is Science and arts education.  She believes that children need to learn in a hands-on and brains-on environment and learning is deeper when there is a focus on genuine problem solving and creativity. 

Erika Paz, Counselor Hi, I am Erika Paz and I am from El Salvador. I attend CCSF, studying Early Childhood Development.  I have worked in bi-lingual and Immersion after-school programs and summer camps since 2013. I love working in a Spanish Immersion Program where children whose first language is English are able to learn Spanish and children whose first language is Spanish are able to practice and maintain their language.  In this circle we all interact as a community and help each other express ourselves in a friendly and accepting environment.

Erika Paz, Counselor

Hi, I am Erika Paz and I am from El Salvador. I attend CCSF, studying Early Childhood Development.  I have worked in bi-lingual and Immersion after-school programs and summer camps since 2013. I love working in a Spanish Immersion Program where children whose first language is English are able to learn Spanish and children whose first language is Spanish are able to practice and maintain their language.  In this circle we all interact as a community and help each other express ourselves in a friendly and accepting environment.

Michelle Murillo, Counselor I am Michelle Murillo and this is my fourth year working in bi-lingual and Immersion after-school programs and summer camps.  Being a lead teacher for an immersion after-school program, getting to see the children learn and develop their skills is the best feeling.  Through enrichment activities and organized play we all have fun learning and improving our Spanish language skills.

Michelle Murillo, Counselor

I am Michelle Murillo and this is my fourth year working in bi-lingual and Immersion after-school programs and summer camps.  Being a lead teacher for an immersion after-school program, getting to see the children learn and develop their skills is the best feeling.  Through enrichment activities and organized play we all have fun learning and improving our Spanish language skills.