Julia Tapia Bio:
Maestra Tapia graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Elementary Education and a double endorsement in Spanish and ESL. She began teaching bilingual Kindergarten in the summer of 2005. In 2011 she received her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Columbia University in New York. In 2012 she had the opportunity to teach first grade at an IB school for two years. She then returned to APS to teach Kindergarten and in 2015 she became an Instructional Coach at APS. As an Instructional Coach, she spent time collaborating and working with teachers. A year without the children was too long and now she returns to her first passion- being a teacher.
Maestra Tapia is married to Luis and they have three amazing children, two boys age seven and five and a beautiful baby girl.