Lucía Rubio

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Senior Lector I
M.A. University of Utah

Lucía Rubio, a native of Spain, has a Master’s degree in Spanish Language Pedagogy from the University of Utah in addition to degrees in Sociology from the State University of New York, and Education from the University of Oviedo, Spain. Her career reflects a deep commitment to language education with a focus on articulation between the secondary and post-secondary levels.

Before joining Yale, Lucía taught at the University of Utah for two decades, mostly working with advanced and heritage learners. She also worked for the State of Utah in its widely acclaimed Dual Language Immersion Program as a Spanish Secondary Coordinator. In that capacity, she was directly involved in the development and delivery of professional learning opportunities for secondary language teachers, in coaching, and in curriculum development. Lucía is also deeply involved in language assessment. She is a certified oral and written proficiency tester (OPI and WPT) for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and an examiner for the Instituto Cervantes. She also serves as a reader for the College Board Spanish Advanced Placement exam.

Lucía has published several articles on language education, and is the co-author of a Spanish textbook, Tercer Milenio, published by Kendall-Hunt in 2009.