Rice Village Instructors
Maria "Macky" Rodriguez – Director Rice Village
Ms. Rodriguez received her bachelor's degree in Early Child Development in 1986 and began to teach in Venezuela at that time. Maria, commonly known as "Macky," brings over 25 years of teaching experience to the Crossing Borders team.
While in Venezuela, Ms. Rodriguez taught Pre-K, Kindergarten, and elementary for 18 years. Since living in the United states, Maria has taught bilingual kindergarten and has taught Spanish both to children and to adults.
Ms. Maria is currently the Director of our Rice Village Preschool and the Director of the after school programs at our Unity location.
Maria is also experienced in dance, cooking, arts and crafts. She has written and published several different Spanish books and programs including Spanish Mommy and Me, Spanish Summer, Winter and Spring Camps, Spanish Enrichment (afterschool) classes, and Spanish Immersion for adults and for children. Macky says that she enjoys her job because she teaches her students Spanish in creative ways.
To encourage her students, Macky says, "If I can learn English, anyone can learn Spanish!"
Carmen Campos – Spanish Instructor
Ms. Campos has over 27 years teaching as an educator to children ages preschool.
She graduated from Pedagogical University of San Luis Potosí, MX with a Bachelor degree in Education. She worked at various kindergarten schools located in México and also taught as an bilingual teacher in Keeble EC-PK for two years.
Ms. Campos believes that learning a foreign language in the preschool is an essential part of a child´s education and development. Ms. Campos goal is to prepared "Crossing Borders kids" to live and work in a global context.
Ms. Campos mission is: "Our children are the leaders of the future; for this reason always maintain the importance of being excellent educational models".
Qing Sui-Turner – Mandarin Instructor
Ms. Qing graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Shenyang musical college and Dongbei Normal University as a musical education major in China. Ms. Qing worked as a musical teacher for an adult Education University for 20 years in China.
Ms. Qing currently resides in Houston. She has over 5 years of experience in teaching Chinese Mandarin, which consists of Pre-K, after school and Chinese school. This is Ms. Qing's second school year with Crossing Borders in our Mandarin Preschool.
One of Ms. Qing's favorite quotes is... "Consistency will bring success."
Sales/Account Manager in Houston & San Antonio, TX
Crossing Borders Groups is seeking/hiring 2 Outside Sales/Account Managers for Houston and 2 for San Antonio, TX to develop new client relationships in the Houston and San Antonio Metro market. The Sales/Account Managers will be responsible for selling and developing new accounts, preschools, daycares, schools, library's and/or corporate clients for various programs.
- 2+ years outside sales experience
- Must demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to sell at all decision-making levels
- Self-motivated, flexible and able to quickly adapt to new situations
- Possess ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus and productivity to meet deadlines
- Must be creative and possess the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
- Bilingual - a plus
- Have reliable transportation and computer
This is a commission only position; no caps on commission. Cell phone and Car Allowance will be provided. 1st year potential 75K++.
Hiring French, English, Mandarin & Spanish instructors for San Antonio and Houston, Spring and Katy locations/areas
Crossing Borders Instructors
Crossing Borders contracts with several other experienced language professionals. All CBG instructors are college educated, and many hold master's degrees. Crossing Borders makes every attempt to hire native speakers for all language classes whenever possible. Teachers are evaluated in all areas of language, classroom experience, and personality. CBG prides itself on being able to offer our students the best language education available, delivered by quality and personable teachers.
Mandarin and English teacher in Houston,Texas
Myra is has a B.A. in International Relations and in Chinese. Myra has a passion for learning languages and cultures, and she brings that excitement to her classrooms to make her students enjoy learning as much as she does. Myra speaks English, Chinese and Urdu fluently.
Valerie Mayfield, French & English Teacher
Valerie is a native Houstonian with a wealth of language learning and teaching experience. With a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and Education and a Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francais, Valerie is both an English and French teacher for Crossing Borders Group.
Aime'e Kerschen, English & French Teacher
Aime'e Kerschen is a native Houstonian with a love of languages. Aime'e was named after the French actress, Anouk Aimée by her Francophile American mother.
Dr. Robert Rice, English Teacher
Robert Rice, Ph.D comes to Crossing Borders from the great state of New York! Although Dr. Rice swears he does not have a New York accent, he has fond memories of growing up in New York.
Hilarie Kilpatrick - English Teacher
Greetings to all of her past, present, and future students!
Azza Shaaban - Arabic Language Teacher
Azza is originally from Egypt. She has taught Arabic Studies (Language, Culture, History and Geography)
Helena Valente Seiler - English, Spanish, French and Portuguese Language Teacher
Helena is originally from Mozambique. She is fluent in four languages: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Sandra Ramis Recchini, Spanish Teacher
Sandra is a native Spanish speaker from Buenos Aires, Argentina.