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Claudia Schalesky

Gavilan College Spanish Instructor Claudia Schalesky






Claudia Schalesky was born in Lima, Perú. She came to the United States in 1992 to study at the Lutheran Bible Institute in Anaheim, CA. Two years later she got married to her husband, Justin, whom she met at the school.

Claudia studied at West Valley College and De Anza College where she completed her general education. Then she transferred to San José State University where she got her B.A. in Spanish and German. She also got her M.A. in Spanish at San José State. While she was getting her master’s degree she was able to teach German at the university. This experience helped her to launch her career in the teaching field.

She taught Spanish at Anchorpoint Christian High School in Gilroy for two years. For the past three years she has been teaching part-time at Evergreen Valley College and San José City College in San José. She teaches Elementary Spanish and Conversational Spanish at both colleges.

She likes to learn languages and about other cultures. She also enjoys travelling to Perú and visiting her family. She has a baby boy, John, that keeps her busy and active. She lives with her family in Gilroy, CA.

She is currently teaching Elementary Spanish at Gavilán College.



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