February 9th, 2024
|In this series, we’re highlighting Selwyn’s faculty and staff. In the classroom, we know our faculty are dynamic and engaged educators with subject matter expertise and an insatiable curiosity to learn. But what are they like out of the classroom? Find out!
Faculty Friday Spotlight:
Maria Sanabria | Spanish
How many years have you been in education?
What’s your favorite class or project to teach?
I love the occasions when I get to teach art and advanced math.
What’s the best book you’ve read this year?
Zen: The Art of Simple Living, Shunmyō Masuno
What’s your guilty pleasure?
I could draw without any interruption for days.
What’s a fun fact about you?
I love to wear clothes with funny designs of animals, especially dogs.
What’s a hobby you enjoy outside of school?
I enjoy drawing, coloring, knitting, embroidery, and other crafts.
What do you love most about Selwyn?
I love working with a great team with a leader who seeks to listen to the opinions of the entire team to reach agreements. This type of decision-making is analytical and participatory.
What tip or advice would you give to students?
I recommend to my students that to be essential human beings, they need values, principles, and a formal education so that they can seek “excellence” every day.