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Kalyn teaches ESL at West Maple Elementary School. Her passion for other languages and cultures led her to Seville, Spain, where she lived for seven years, and married her husband, Salvador. They have a daughter, Claudia, who is a recent graduate in Film and TV production from New York University. She has a BA in English and Spanish from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from National-Louis University. She taught bilingual education in the Chicago area for nine years, and has been teaching in the Birmingham Public Schools since 2004. When she is not at work, you can find her reading mysteries, watching movies, doing yoga, or running. She is very excited to work with your children and help them be successful in school. Welcome!