• B.A., Education, Autonomous University of Yucatán, 1998
  • M.S., Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Antonio de Nebrija University, Madrid, Spain, 2010

Before COA

Karla Peña has been a visiting faculty member at COA since 1998 and a lecturer since 2006, and has coordinated COA’s Yucatan Program since 2005. This program provides students with an intensive and authentic experience of cultural and linguistic immersion in Southeast Mexico, at the heart of the Mayan region. The Yucatan Program offers participants not only sharp language skills but also deep cultural awareness and adaptation.