Itsha Vélez Acevedo K4 Teacher /

When teaching was not yet on her mind, it was already in the Father’s heart. For His plans are always higher and greater.

Ms. Vélez’s teaching philosophy is holistic (based on Luke 10:27) as her students not only use their mind for the academic, but that they can also put their hearts, strength and soul into everything they do.

Ms. Vélez is an avid and passionate teacher that has taught academics through the use of music and movement in Puerto Rico for more than 15 years. Following that, she was working as a full-time teacher (kindergarten and second grade) in a Christian school for six years. She has also developed and taught a curriculum in Holocaust Studies through the lens of social and Christian values for high school students.

Ms. Vélez is also the director of Perfume de Alabanza, a worship and dance ministry founded in 1993. For over 10 years she was the academics director and teacher of its Levitical Worship program for children and adults; developing classes and workshops to engage children in worship and a biblically sound foundation.

Ms. Vélez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Fine Arts Education. She loves to travel, learn about different cultures and bring that experience to the classroom. She is excited to be part of the Aug Prep family and be able to share with her students and co-workers all that the Lord gifted her with, by His grace and for glory.

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