Cherie Ventura Luna is a first generation Peruana Americana and a passionate dual language educator. Cherie is entering her eleventh year of teaching and excited to see what is in store in her journey as an educator. She has worked as a monolingual teacher, mentor teacher, English Language Learner Coach, and now a dual language teacher. Maestra Luna has a wide range of experience working with students from elementary all the way to high school. Bilingual education and creating resources to help her colleagues and anyone who is looking for a new teaching tool, is Cherie’s passion. Cherie is currently a dual language teacher at Beardslee Academy at Duarte Unified School District. Beardslee Academy has given Cherie the opportunity to grow as a bilingual educator and as an individual. On a personal level, Cherie loves to spend time with her husband, fur babies, friends, and family. Cherie is a firm believer that life is not perfect and those imperfections teach us lessons that shape the human being we are today. In Maestra Luna’s classroom, her students learn that if there is an obstacle then there is a lesson to be learned. Cherie Luna is definitely a lifelong learner with much to accomplish and learn. ¡Educación de doble inmersión es su pasión!