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Hello my name is Beatriz A O'Connell.  I have been an educator at Paloma Valley High School since 2004, Go Wildcats!!  Although I have had many roles at Paloma, I am currently teaching Spanish 1 and 2.  I received my Bachelors degree from UC Riverside, in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Spanish and Education and a minor in Mathematics.  I have a Master of Education Specializing in Cross Cultural Education from National University.  I am also a Certified College Admissions Counselor, I received my certificate through UC Riverside.   I am  also AVID trained.   

I will be using Canvas as the learning management system for both Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 classes. 

Please email me with any questions at 

Thank you and have a wonderful day!


Mrs. O'Connell 


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