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Education Major Went from English Language Learner to Soon-To-Be Teacher

Astrid Vega’s career aspirations are inspired by her life experiences

Astrid Vega was five years old when she and her family moved from Mexico to the United States. As the product of two Spanish-speaking parents and a native Spanish speaker herself, starting school was a challenge due to the language barrier she had to overcome.

Complete story in UMKC Today