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Global Languages

We provide abundant options for individual growth and enrichment, which includes providing a strong and diverse Global Languages department.

Pre-K - 5th Grade: Students attend Spanish class one day a week.

6th-8th Grade: Middle School students choose a language to study. Langauage classes are held two days per week for Spanish 1 and 2, German, French, and American Sign Language. 

GLOBAL LANGUAGE FACULTY

Lee Bauer : German

Ministry Began as CG Faculty:
2017
Education & Experience:
B.A. German Language
M.A. German Literature
Arizona State University
-Lived in Germany as a child and attended The Goethe Institute, a total immersion language school
-Studied German literature at the University of Tübingen 
-Taught German at ASU as a graduate student
Bible Verse:
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. Psalm 46: 1-2
Passions & Joys:
Playing and teaching piano, and teaching Middle Schoolers! Hiking, good friends, all music, and Louie the cat.

Amarilis Brewer : Pre-K - 4th Grade Spanish

Ministry Began at CG
2000
Education
Civil Engineer
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
Central Arizona College
Bible Verse
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” John 10:10
Passions & Joys
Her husband and two children, family, studying the Bible, working with children, traveling to Guatemala, reading, and sudoku

Sandy Green : French (Middle School)

Ministry Began at CG
2019
Education & Experience
BA with Triple Majors: Elementary Education, Religion, and Art
Concordia University - St. Paul 
Graduated Institute of Applied Linguistics - Linguistics with emphasis in Bible Translation
University of Texas at Arlington
Parole de Vie (French Language School)
MS Master's of Science in Community Counseling (CACREP accredited)
University of Phoenix
Bible Verse
Look among the nations! Wonder and be astounded! For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe even if told. Habakkuk 1:5
Passions & Joys
Spending time with my family and my border collies, helping others, doing artsy things, listening to contemporary Christian music, and using essential oils.

Tammy Lamb : American Sign Language (Middle School)

Ministry Began at CG
2007
Education:
BS in Special Education; Emphasis on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Studies
Northern Illinois University
American Sign Language Interpreter Training Program
Columbia College Chicago
Bible Verse:
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls." Matthew 11:28 - 29
Passions & Joys
Spends precious time with husband and 4 children. Loves Bible study, reading, music, and learning. Loves baseball and serving in women's ministry.

Jennifer Mason : 5th Grade Spanish and Spanish 1 (Middle School)

Ministry Began at CG
2015
Education
B.A. Elementary Education
Arizona State University
Bible Verse
This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24
Passions & Joys
Spending time with her husband and three children, cooking, writing, reading, listening to music, watching movies, and playing & watching sports