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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, Mandarin Chinese, and American Sign Language. 

GLOBAL LANGUAGE FACULTY

Lee Bauer : German

Ministry Began at CGLS:
2017
Education:
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 CGLS:
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 CGLS:
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
-32 years of mission work with Lutheran Bible Translators and Wycliffe Bible Translators (Served in Liberia, Canada, Niger, Togo, Benin, and Mexico)
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 CGLS:

Education:

Bible Verse:

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

Ministry Began at CGLS
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

Echo Tung : Mandarin Chinese (Middle School)

Ministry Began at CGLS:
2018
Education:
ABD/Bilingual Ed, Arizona State University
ACBC certified BCAZ Biblical Counselor 
Chinese Culture University Lecturer
Bible Verse:
“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved and gave himself for me.”  Galatians 2:20
Passions & Joys:
Reading and writing children’s picture books, traveling, and day dreaming.