About The Teacher

NAME: Darcy Johnson
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SCHOOL: Westwood High School

CLASS: Spanish III Pre-AP, and Spanish IV

SCHOOL PHONE: (512) 464-4179


About The Teacher

I have been teaching at Westwood for fourteen years. I taught English in 
Jordan as a Peace Corps volunteer in 1999-2000, and taught at The Settlement 
Home(a residential treatment center) from 1997-1999. 

I have a B.A. in Psychology (1996, UT Austin), teaching certification in
Spanish (1999, UT Austin) and an M.Ed. (2005, UT Austin). Additionally, I 
try to travel to as many Spanish speaking countries as possible in 
order to enhance my knowledge of the communities that we explore in our 
classes (and to satiate my undying curiousity!). To date I have visited 
Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Colombia, 
Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. Notice that Spain is 
not on the list, but it's not for a lack of desire to go!...the cost of 
traveling in Europe keeps me in the Americas, which seems appropriate to me, 
since after all, I am American.

Hobbies and Interests? In my free time I spend time with my family and 
friends. I also run, hike, read, watch movies, travel, try to solve the geo-
quiz on "The World", wiggle my son's toes, and aim to spend as much time 
outside as possible. Truly, this planet is my favorite place to be.
 
Please feel free to contact me by email or phone regarding any 
questions or concerns.

Conference hours: Orange Days 9:05-10:35

email: darcy_johnson@roundrockisd.org

Tutorial & Make- Up exam Hours: Any orange day before school (with some
exceptions due to meetings). Students also have the option of using the 
testing center for make-up work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays before 
and after school. Please see me if you need to be accomodated outside of 
these times. After school tutoring can be scheduled by appointment.

                     
LESSONS, ASSIGNMENTS, AND DUE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO UNFORSEEN 
OR EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES. ADDITIONALLY, STUDENTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR 
DAILY ASSESSMENT!!!


Mission For The Class

Students will develop a personal stake in the value of learning Spanish 
and happily engage in our cultural and linguistic adventures.