Welcome to Spanish! This is Elena Ortiz's first year teaching at St. Cletus and her second year teaching in the Archdiocese of Chicago. She graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 with a Bachelor of Art's in Spanish and Sociology. While studying at the University of Illinois, she lived in Costa Rica. Elena later received her Master's in World Language Education from DePaul University.
In her spare time she enjoys long distance running, playing music, learning about different cultures, and traveling.