2021-22
Amity Program

As parents of children enrolled in Buena Vista, we know you value Spanish Immersion as part of your child's education. Amity Teacher Interns bring native Spanish language skills, teaching expertise from outside the US, diversity of cultural backgrounds, and drop the student-to-teacher ratio significantly.

Read more about this program and how you can support our efforts to maintain a high quality immersion experience as part of your child's education. Read More >>

Mayra Mendieta

is from Bucaramanga, Colombia. She's 22 years old with a major in Special Education and hopes to become an elementary school teacher upon graduation. Mayra comes from a large family and is excited to share her heritage and Colombian culture with the BV students and community. She's looking forward to getting to know her host family, the students and colleagues at BV, and learning about American culture and lifestyle.

Mayra Mendieta es de Bucaramanga, Colombia. Tiene 22 años de edad, se especializa en Educación Especial y espera convertirse en una maestra de escuela primaria cuando se gradúe. Mayra viene de una familia numerosa y está emocionada de compartir su herencia y cultura colombiana con los estudiantes y la comunidad de BV. Está deseando conocer a su familia anfitriona, a los estudiantes y compañeros de BV, y aprender sobre la cultura y el estilo de vida americano.

Charlie Olivais

from San Salvador, El Salvador. He's 23 years old and studying Applied Linguistics with a specialty in English. Charlie has had a lot of experience teaching English to children from different age groups. He's passionate about education and can't wait to share his love for teaching with the BV students and learn new teaching techniques in the US.


Charlie Oliva es de San Salvador, El Salvador. Tiene 23 años y estudia Lingüística Aplicada con especialidad en inglés. Charlie ha tenido mucha experiencia enseñando inglés a niños de diferentes edades. Es un apasionado de la educación y no puede esperar a compartir su amor por la enseñanza con los estudiantes de BV y aprender nuevas técnicas de enseñanza en los Estados Unidos.

Nacho Gil Narbón

is our new Amity intern from Madrid, Spain. He is 24 years old with a major in Primary School Education. Nacho comes from a large family and is excited to share his Spanish culture, traditions and his passion for soccer with the BV students and community. He's looking forward to getting to know his host family and the BV community, and experiencing new things in the US.


es nuestro nuevo pasante de Amity proveniente de Madrid, España. Tiene 24 años y estudió Educación Primaria en la universidad. Nacho viene de una familia extensa y está emocionado de compartir su cultura española, sus tradiciones y su pasión por el fútbol con los estudiantes y la comunidad de BV. Tiene muchas ganas de conocer a su familia anfitriona y a la comunidad de BV, y también de vivir nuevas experiencias en los EEUU.

Our AMITY Experience!


AmityProgram Video.mp4

Be an Amity Host Family


Despedida de Los Maestros de Amity_2020.mp4
Farewell to our 2019 Amity Interns