Co-Founder and Academic Director
A native speaker of both English and Spanish, Raúl has been a language teacher for ten years. He is the co-founder of CommuniKids and serves as the Director of Curriculum for both the DC and the Falls Church locations. As an original member of the George Washington University’s “Teacher 2000” program, he was among the first students to complete a rigorous teacher certification program designed for professionals who wish to pursue a career in language education. Raul holds a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University, a J.D. from the University of Puerto Rico, and has completed extensive Spanish language and cultural studies at the Instituto Internacional in Madrid, Spain. He serves on the DC Board of Audiologists and Speech and Language Pathology, and has presented CommuniKids’ innovative methods at many national conferences, including ACTFL and NAEYC.