Isamar Rosado Aponte
Isamar Rosado-Aponte is the Lower School Spanish Teacher. She was born and raised in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, and received her bachelor’s degree in Theater Education from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, and her Master degree in Creative Writing in Spanish from NYU. While completing her MFA, Ms. Rosado-Aponte was the recipient of the “Starworks Program Fellowship,” which gave her the opportunity to encourage patients at a local children’s hospital to write creatively and craft their own books. Since 2003 she has been active in teaching, improv, directing, producing, acting, puppeteering, storytelling, and writing for the stage. Ms. Rosado-Aponte has been teaching Spanish for about 10 years to adults, high school students, as well as Pre-K to 5th grade students. Before Chapin she taught Spanish for four years in a charter school in Brooklyn, where she created and developed the Spanish Immersion Curriculum Program for grades K- 5, based on IB units and supported by theater techniques. Ms. Rosado-Aponte enjoys riding her bike, “Cleta,” almost every day. During her free time she loves performing improv, attending cultural events around the city, and eating chocolate.