Kyri Sierra

Village 4&5 Teacher

Kyri's teaching career began at 18 years of age in Villarrica, Paraguay with English lessons for young children. She learned Spanish there and in Guatemala where she served as a Peace Corps Health Education volunteer for two years. Kyri continued teaching in New York City in a Dual Language school in the Dominican neighborhood of Inwood in Manhattan. Chicago has been a dynamic place to teach and she is an avid advocate for bilingual students.

B.A., Elementary Education, Univ. of Oregon,
M.A., Bilingual Bicultural Education, Teachers College, Columbia University