Judith Mace joined Rio Grande School as the Spanish Educator in 2016. Her love for the Spanish language and culture began in 1995 while teaching English as a Second Language in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She studied abroad at El Centro de Estudios Linguisticos y Multiculturales in Cuernavaca, Mexico and at the Universidad de Málaga Cursos para Extranjeros in Malaga, Spain. Judith received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 1992 from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and she holds a Master’s in Education with emphasis to teach foreign language from the University of Tulsa. She has 16 years experience teaching Spanish in public, private, Waldorf and Montessori Education. Judith enjoys hiking, yoga and meditation. Her son and daughter attend St. Michael’s High School in Santa Fe.