Ms. Cora Prado has a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Spanish and a Master of Arts in Urban Planning from UCLA. Her diverse background has motivated her to teach Adult Education, elementary, and high school. She taught and U.S. citizen classes at South Gate High School, as well as multiple subjects at the elementary level in grades 1, 2, 3 and 5. Cora also served as a Title 1 coordinator for three years at Miles Avenue Elementary and was also assistant principal there for two years. She completed her Master of Arts in Education at Cal State University Dominguez Hills. As a mother of four young children, Cora went back to the classroom and taught sixth grade at Park Avenue EL, focusing her teaching in Social Studies, Ancient civilizations and English for the following six years. Cora then decided to teach high school in 2012 and found her niche teaching Language, Literature and Culture in Spanish. Cora has worked the last nine years at Maywood Academy High School and has enjoyed teaching all levels of Spanish. She also teaches English Recovery classes after school and in the Summers. After five weeks of intense Summer work, she and her family like to travel to other countries and explore new cultures. When not working, you can find Cora and her husband taking their kids to their afterschool activities and attending their sport or school events. For leisure Cora enjoys walking at the park or taking Zumba classes at the local gym.