Ms. Cuevas joined the Pulaski family in 2013 as a 2nd grade Bilingual IB teacher. She’s learned a great deal in her position at Pulaski and she’s extremely excited to continue learning about education with her team and students.
Ms. Cuevas graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies. She also has endorsements in Middle School Language Arts and Social Science and holds a Bilingual Certificate. She’s currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University and is set to graduate in June of 2018.
Ms. Cuevas’ journey as a teacher has not only granted her numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth, but it has also allowed her to formulate her own philosophy of education: teach more than the subject – teach the student. Ms. Cuevas believes that teaching should encompass life lessons that focus on vital topics beyond the walls of the classroom, such as love, respect, responsibility, and social/cultural awareness. As an IB educator, she tailors all of her lessons towards realizing the greater good.
Ms. Cuevas’ hobbies include dancing salsa and bachata, spending time with friends and family, traveling, and reading. She also enjoys writing poetry, watching movies and musicals, and experimenting with new foods.