Profesora Yanez is a native of Venezuela and has been teaching language for over 15 years. Her last 12 years of language teaching have been focused on Spanish as a Foreign Language here in Georgia. Profesora Yanez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and Masters and PhD degrees in Applied Linguistics from Georgia State University (Go Panthers!). Even though most of La Profesora’s family remains in her native Venezuela, she enjoys her home life along her husband and 2-year-old son, Sebastian. Profesora Yanez has a deep love of books and music, and is part of the Hispanic Choir in her local church.