Community-State-Church Partnerships Supporting Education in El Salvador
In June 2011 undergraduate student Codie Kane conducted interviews in El Salvador as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University. She partnered with the...
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Education and Social Justice Project
In early 2010 two Georgetown University Centers – the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service – created the Education and Social Justice Project to engage students and build knowledge about the deep connections between...
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AT THE CENTER
ALL INTERVIEWEES> Ada del Carmen Monje de Afaro
> Leonilo Aguirres
> Catalina Delgado Aleman
> Maria Emelina Orellana de Ayala
> Elvira Cordova de Cordova
> Eduardo Antonio Ayala Cruz
> Vicenta Orellana Franco
> Angela Orellana Franco
> Francisco Orellana Lopez
> Maribel Serrano de Mejia
> Josefina Aleman Menjivar
> Miguel Angel Ayala de Orellana
> Benigno Orellana
> Carlos Orellano
> Elmer Eriberto Castro Rodriguez
> Maria del Carmen Cruz Senovilla
> Mauricio Trejo
> Ada Zarceno
> Maribel Aleman de Alas
> Rosa Letis Menjivar de Cordova
Elvira Cordova de Cordova
Elvira Cordova de Cordova is a teacher at the public school in Los Pozos, Nueva Trinidad, Chalatenango in El Salvador. She began her career during the El Salvador civil war as one of the first popular teachers in the Chalatenango region. After studying, working, and caring for a family simultaneously for ten years, she received her teaching degree from the University of El Salvador in 1999. She remains committed to the school at which she began her work. She has held the position of school director on various occasions and has taught from preschool through ninth grade. She is currently an active member of the Los Pozos religious community, including leading church groups, singing in the choir, and helping organize mass for elderly citizens.
A Discussion with Elvira Cordova de Cordova, Teacher, Nueva Trinidad, El Salvador
July 1, 2011
Background: As part of the Education and Global Social Justice Project, in July 2011, undergraduate student Codie Kane interviewed Elvira Cordova de Cordova, a school teacher in Los Pozos, Nueva Trinidad, El Salvador, and an active member of the local parish. In this interview, Elvira Cordova...