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Leticia Guzman Ingram

Teacher and Coordinator, English Language Development (ELD) Program, Basalt (CO) High School; 2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year; Member, National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development - Aspen Institute

Leticia Guzman Ingram is a teacher and the coordinator of the English Language Development (ELD) Program at Basalt High School. In 2016, Leticia was selected Colorado Teacher of the Year by the Colorado Department of Education. She also is the recipient of the Virginia French Allen Award for Excellence in Teaching and was selected ELD Teacher of the Year. Leticia was awarded an educational scholarship program that included a visit to Finland to study their Educational System. In partnership with the United States State Department and the Embassy of Hague, Leticia facilitated a workshop at Edith Stein College and she is now considered an ambassador of United States Education. As a member of The Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, she has presented numerous times that includes a session before a congressional briefing on education and at the Aspen Ideas Festival. During the summer of 2017, Leticia participated in the NEA Global Fellowship Program that included a visit to China where she gained first-hand knowledge of their Educational Program.

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