Vanessa Savel

Vanessa teaches Spanish at Paulo Freire Freedom School. Vanessa is passionate about critical pedagogy and Spanish language pedagogy. She received a Masters of Teaching, Spanish from NAU in 2022. She chose Paulo because she resonates with co-creating knowledge between students and educators, centering lived experiences, and partaking in active inquiry and learning within the community. In their classes, they aim to highlight marginalized communities, critique societal systems, and imagine how to create a more equitable, just, and loving world.