Erica Peplinski-Burge

About the Author
A neuroscience-loving Spanish teacher with a passion for sharing knowledge and 18 years of teaching experience from Kindergarten to 8th grade, Erica was the MIWLA 2020 Teacher of the Year. Erica is a regular presenter at conferences across the industry, including CI Summit, ACTFL, Central States, and many state-sponsored conferences. Erica also helps organize and presents at MittenCi. Erica also plans Voces' PD events and specialized training for teachers. She loves helping teachers find brain-friendly ways to help students acquire languages joyfully!
Erica is a published author, having co-authored a chapter on how the brain acquires language and written for several different curriculums. Erica decided to write a Spanish book that she hopes will inspire all students to be change makers in the world. Her book highlights cultural and social themes that will help students see that they have power, even when the world seems overwhelming.