Meet Christina Barber

Christina Barber is a PYP Spanish teacher at Alturas International Academy. She enjoys life in Idaho Falls and exploring the outdoors with her husband Travis and sons William and Andrew.

Señora Barber grew up in South Florida and earned a BA in Elementary Education with a Minor in Spanish from Florida Atlantic University. She also studied in Salamanca, Spain and spent some time in Nicaragua. She taught for eight years in South Florida and spent two years teaching in a dual-language program. For the past three years she has enjoyed teaching Spanish to the amazing students at Alturas.  

Señora Barber believes in the many benefits of learning a foreign language and culture including increased cognitive and growth-mindset development, a global perspective, and a greater sense of humanity. She is happy to be part of such a dynamic and motivated learning community.