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Maria Gabriela Portal


Maria Gabriela Portal
Maria Gabriela Portal

Visiting Instructor of Hispanic Studies

Christian A. Johnson Hall 401B
315-859-4361

Maria Gabriela Portal earned her bachelor degree in English teaching from the Teaching Training College Nº5 "Jose Eugenio Tello" in Jujuy, a small province in northwest Argentina. She previously worked in high schools, English language schools and technical colleges in her hometown teaching English as a foreign language. Portal also taught socio-literary studies at an English Training College in Humahuaca, an aboriginal town in the north of her province. She participated in the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Program 2010-11. Portal was a member of the Teachers of English Association committee in Jujuy which organized seminars, conferences and cultural events. She is interested in continuing education courses about teaching methodologies, learning foreign languages, and Quechua Runasimi studies.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the AJPI Committee (Asociación Jujeña de Profesores de Ingles) 2011-2013

Member of FAAPI (Argentine Teachers of English Association)

Appointed to the Faculty: 2010

Educational Background

English Language Teaching, Universidad Fasta. Argentina 2012-2014 (currently a student)
Continuing Education Course on Quechua and Runasimi. University of Jujuy (UNJU). Jujuy – Argentina 2012
Continuing Education Courses. Hamilton College. NY – USA 2010 – 2011 and 2013 - 2014
B.A, English Teacher Training, I.F.DN° 5 “José Eugenio Tello”. Jujuy, Argentina.

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