Erin Hunkemoeller, Spanish Teacher, born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a Bachelor of Science in Spanish Education at the University of Dayton. While teaching at Northmont High School (NHS) in Clayton, Ohio, Erin taught and developed curriculum for Spanish Levels 1-4, with a focus on Spanish 1 and 2 at the beginning level. While at NHS, Erin was color guard director, Spanish club advisor, and co-founder of Catalyst, the school's a cappella group. Most recently, she taught Spanish K-7 for Blue School in Manhattan and is very excited to be part of the UA Maker staff.
Erin believes in teaching language and culture through hands-on experience and need-based communication. She believes that the goal of education is life-long learning and curiosity, and that language and culture learning are key components to success in our ever-changing world. Erin has presented at language conferences in different states around the country, and has led groups of students in educational travel abroad.
When not in the classroom, she enjoys studying and competing in ballroom dancing and giving dessert and history tours as a licensed New York City tour guide.