Angelica Cartagena Barrera

Spanish/After School Daycare

Angelica Cartagena Barrera was born and raised in Jayaque, El Salvador. After receiving her ECAP Teacher Certification from the Ministry of Education of El Salvador in 2012, she obtained a BA Degree in Preschool Education with an English Language Teacher Certification in 2013 from Francisco Gavidia University in El Salvador.

Prior to Eldorado Emerson, she taught Spanish at Frontiers Academy in Anaheim. In March 2016, she was nominated as a Top Teacher of Orange County by Parenting OC Magazine. She also spent two years as an assistant teacher while completing her degree; and working as a third-grade teacher after graduating.

She is excited to be joining the Eldorado Emerson School team, looks forward to working with its students, parents and staff.