Ms. Thomala Wright has been teaching Spanish for 14 years in the metro Atlanta area. She has taught Spanish at both the high school and middle school levels. Ms. Wright received her undergraduate degrees in Mass Communications and Spanish from Savannah State University and Georgia State University consecutively and her Masters in World Language Instruction from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.
Ms. Wright is an Atlanta native who has had the opportunity to live, study and work abroad in Spain, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala and Jamaica and most recently spent 3 years teaching English as a Global Language in Jordan in the Middle East. Ms. Wright has a passion for language learning, student engagement and building a classroom culture that creates opportunities for exploration of Spanish through cultural understanding and context. She also works to create a safe space for making mistakes. Yes, mistakes are welcomed here. Her greatest desire is to inspire her students to become lifelong explorers of Spanish and other languages as well. Her personal and professional philosophy is, “Aprender es vivir/To learn is to live.”