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
Maribel Serrano de Mejia
Maribel Serrano de Mejia is a teacher and principal at the public school in San José Las Flores, Chalatenango in El Salvador. She began her teaching career during the El Salvador civil war. Though she was a witness to some of the conflict’s most devastating events, she became one of the first popular teachers in the Chalatenango region. After working without state recognition for more than a decade, she was offered an official teaching position in 1999. She currently supports the Universidad Centroamericana‘s distance learning program for education students, whose Chalatenango branch operates out of her school.
A Discussion with Maribel Serrano de Mejia, Teacher and Principal, San José Las Flores, El Salvador
June 25, 2011
Background: As part of the Education and Global Social Justice Project, in June 2011, undergraduate student Codie Kane interviewed Maribel Serrano de Mejia, a school teacher and principle in San José Las Flores, El Salvador. In this interview, Maribel Serrano de Mejia discusses the postwar...