Client List

by state / by coursetestimonials

ALABAMA

Hoover Public Library, Hoover, Alabama
Library Course 2002

Susan Cordell, Independent Instructor, Hamilton, Alabama
Community Course 2006 - present

ARIZONA

Mesa Public Library, Mesa, Arizona
Library Course  2001-2004

Maricopa County Library District, Phoenix
Library Course 2002

Gila County Library District, Globe, Arizona
Library Course 2004

Scottsdale Unified School District , Scottsdale
School Course 2002

Mesa Municipal Court, Mesa, Arizona
Court Course

Pinal County Library District, Florence, Arizona
Library Course 2004

SonRise Faith Community Center, Tempe, Arizona
Community Course 2001

New Samaritan High School, Mesa, Arizona
Community Course

Sedona Public Library, Sedona, Arizona
Library Intro Workshop 2006 -2008


ARKANSAS

Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, AR
School Course 2006 

 


CALIFORNIA

Santa Cruz Public Library, Santa Cruz, California
Library Course, 2003-2006

San Mateo County Library, San Mateo, California
Library Course  2002

Watsonville Public Library, Watsonville, California
Library Course 2007

South San Francisco Public Library, South San Francisco
Library Course 2003

Solano County Public Library, Fairfield, California
Library Course 2004

Buena Park Library District, Buena Park, California
Library Course 2008


COLORADO

Aurora Public Library, Aurora, Colorado
Library Course
2002

Estes Park Learning Place, Estes Park, Colorado
Library Course 2006


FLORIDA

Broward County Main Library, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Library Course 2004

Lakeshore Middle School, Jacksonville, Florida
School Course 2005

Theresa Livan, Independent Instructor, Orange Park, Florida
Community Course, Spanish for Kids 2008 

 


GEORGIA

Bradley Memorial Library, Columbus, Georgia
Library Course 

Athens-Clarke County Library, Athens, Georgia
Library Course 

Cobb County Public Library, Marietta, Georgia
Library Course 

 


IDAHO

Ada Community Library, Boise, Idaho
Library Course 2005

 


ILLINOIS

DuPage Library System, Geneva, Illinois
Library Course  2002 - 2008

Heritage Trail Library System, Shorewood, Illinois
Library Course 2003

Lincoln Trail Libraries System, Champaign, Illinois
Library Course 2005 - 2007

Warrenville Public Library District, Warrenville, Florida
Library Course 2006

South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois
Library & Court Courses 2005

Metropolitan Library System, Burr Ridge
Library Course 2005

Norma Grassini Komara - Chicago, Illinois
Various & Custom Courses 2005 - present

Public Defender's Office, Chicago, Illinois
Court Course 2005


INDIANA

Warsaw Community Public Library, Warsaw, Indiana
Library Course 2004

Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Library Course 2003

Garrett Public Library, Garrett, Indiana
Library Course 2004

Lincoln Heritage Public Library, Dale Indiana
Library Course 2004

Anderson Public Library, Dale Indiana
Library Course 2004

Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, Indiana
Library Course 2007


KANSAS

Johnson County Library, Overland Park, Kansas
Library Course 2006

Wichita Public Library, Wichita, Kansas
Library Intro Workshop 2006


KENTUCKY

Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, Kentucky
Library Course 2005

 

LOUISIANA

Ascension Parish Public Library, Gonzales
Library Course 2005 - 2008

 


MARYLAND

Carroll County Public Library, Greenmount
Library Course  2004

 


MASSACHUSETTS

Springfield City Library, Springfield, Massachusetts
Library Course 

Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg
Library Course 2004


MICHIGAN

Sue Pérez, Independent Instructor, Detroit Area
Community Course 2006 - present

Kent District Library, Comstock Park, Michigan
Library Course 2006


MINNESOTA

Owatonna Public Library, Owatonna, Minnesota
Library Course  2002

College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota
Library Course 2004-2006


MISSOURI

Missouri State Library, various locations
Library Course  2006 - 2008

 


MONTANA

Parmly Billings Library, Billings, Montana
Library Course 2005

Elizabeth Almann, Independent Instructor, Billings, Montana
Community Course 2002 - 2008


NEBRASKA

Nebraska Library Association Pre-Conference, Grand Island
Library Intro Workshop 2004

Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Nebraska
Library Intro Workshop

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska
Library Course 2005

 


NEW JERSEY

Vineland Public Library, Vineland, New Jersey
Library Course, 2002

Ocean County Public Library, Toms River, New Jersey
Library Intro Workshop, 2005

The Westwood Public Library, Westwood
Library Intro Workshop, 2005

 


NEW YORK

Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, New York
Library Course

Brentwood Public Library, Brentwood, New York
Library Course

Onondaga County Public Library, Syracuse
Library Course 2005, 2006

 


NORTH CAROLINA

Burke County Public Library, Morganton, North Carolina
Library Course

Haywood County Library, Waynesville, North Carolina
Library Course

Southwestern Community College, Franklin
School Course

Pack Memorial Library, Asheville, North Carolina
Library Course 2003

Union County Public Library, Monroe, North Carolina
Library Course 2003 - 2007

Mauney Memorial Public Library, Kings Mountain
Library Course 2005


OKLAHOMA

Tulsa City County Library, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Library Course

 


OREGON

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Corvallis, Oregon
Library Course 

 


PENNSYLVANIA

Library System of Lancaster County, Lancaster
Library Course 2003

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, Bristol, Pennsylvania
Library Course 2006


RHODE ISLAND

North Providence Union Free Library, North Providence
Library Course  2006

 


TENNESSEE

Linebaugh Public Library, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Library Course

 


TEXAS

Austin Public Library, Austin, Texas
Library Course, 2002-2003

Round Rock Public Library, Round Rock, Texas
Library Course  2002

DPR Construction, Austin, Texas
Community and Customer Service Course 2006

Alamo Area Library System, San Antonio, Texas
Library Course 2002

Nicholson Memorial Public Library, Garland, Texas
Library Intro Workshop & Course 2004-2005

Sheldon Independent School District, Houston, Texas
School Course 2008


UTAH

Salt Lake County Library System, Salt Lake City, Utah
Library Course 2002 - 2004

 


VIRGINIA

County of Henrico Public Library, Richmond, Virginia
Library Course  2006

Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg, Virginia
Library Course 2004


WASHINGTON

Asotin County Library, Clarkston, Washington
Library Course 2002

Mid-Columbia Library, Kennewick, Washington
Library Course 2003

Mount Vernon City Library, Mount Vernon Washington
Library Course 2006

Timberland Regional Library, Tumwater, Washington
Library Course 2003

Sno-Isle Regional Library System, Marysville, Washington
Library Course 2003

Edmonds Community College, Edmonds, Washington
School Course 2008


WISCONSIN

Waukesha County Federated Library System, Waukesha
Library Course 2003

Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Library Course 2003

South Central Library System, Madison, Wisconsin
Library Course 2005

Wisconsin Valley Library Service, Wausau, Wisconsin
Library Course  2004

Manitowoc Public Library, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Library Course  2004

 


WYOMING

Teton County Library, Jackson, Wyoming
Library Course, 2001-2006

Early Head Start, Jackson, Wyoming
School Course 2002

St. John's Episcopal Church, Jackson, Wyoming
Community Course
2002

Campbell County Public Library, Gillette, Wyoming
Library Course 2002

Journeys School, Wilson Wyoming
Community Course 2004

Natrona County Public Library, Casper, Wyoming
Customer Service Workshop 2004

Sweetwater County Library System, Rock Springs
Library Intro Workshop & Course 2005

Teton Literacy Center, Jackson, Wyoming
Community Course 2008


Listings By Course

Library Course & Intro Workshop

See listing by state

School Course

Scottsdale Unified School District, Scottsdale, Arizona 2001

Early Head Start, Jackson, Wyoming 2002

Southwestern Community College, Franklin, North Carolina 2002 - 2003

Lakeshore Middle School, Jacksonville, Florida 2005

Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, Arkansas 2006

Sheldon Independent School District, Houston, Texas 2008

Court Course

Mesa Municipal Court, Mesa, Arizona 2002

South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois 2005

Public Defender's Office, Chicago, Illinois 2005

Community Course

SonRise Faith Community Center, Tempe, Arizona 2000

St. John's Episcopal Church, Jackson, Wyoming 2002

Mayflower Congregational Church, Billings, Montana 2003

Journeys School, Wilson Wyoming 2004

New Samaritan High School, Mesa, Arizona 2004

St. Pius Church (Peru Mission Group), Billings, Montana 2006

DPR Construction, Austin, Texas 2006

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Testimonials

AUSTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Austin, Texas

Participants have said that this was the best training Austin Public Library has ever done.
D.T., Organizational Development Coordinator
Austin Public Library, Austin, Texas

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TETON COUNTY LIBRARY
Jackson, Wyoming

I'm amazed by how much staff members can say after such a short time.
P. R., Class Instructor
Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

The course materials exposed me to new vocabulary that I would have never learned in school. The course also allowed us to "peer practice" before speaking with Latino patrons.
C., Circulation Library Assistant
Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

The way we have learned Spanish is really practical and effective.  I especially liked partner work with dialogs and role-playing.  It feels great to be able to communicate!
D.S., Youth Services Supervisor
Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

Now that I have some basic Spanish speaking skills, our Latino youth feel more comfortable approaching me for help with homework or with the computers.
A., Youth Services Library Assistant
Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

It really does work! ... I have seen the number of Latinos who frequent the library during the day increase dramatically now that word has gotten out on the Latino grapevine that many members of the staff are proudly wearing name tags that say, Estoy aprendiendo español, ¡Pregúnteme algo! (I'm learning Spanish, Ask me something!)
J. S., Volunteer Coordinator
Teton County Library, Jackson, WY

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MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Mesa, Arizona

¡Una clase fabulosa! ¡Profesora fabulosa!  And we didn't have to conjugate any verbs!  Gracias!
P.H., Director
Mesa Public Library, Mesa, AZ

The classes were fun, informative and specifically geared to typical library questions and responses.  I would recommend this course to anyone who's interested in being able to understand Spanish on a very basic level in an effort to provide better customer service to our Spanish speaking patronage.
T. C., Branch Operations Supervisor
Dobson Ranch Branch Library

This will pay benefits to our patrons and us for the rest of our careers.
D.J., Computer Trainer
Mesa Public Library, Mesa, AZ

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METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM
Burr Ridge, Illinois

I just wanted to share with you that the course for librarians I am teaching is going great!  You have done a great job designing the Spanish that Works course.  It has what people need.  Thank you!
N.G., Instructional Designer
Moraine Valley Community College

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SOUTH SUBURBAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
South Holland, Illinois

We have found your curriculum excellent and practical.  Please keep me updated on curricula you develop.
N.B., Curriculum Coordinator
Business & Career Institute

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SANTA CRUZ CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
Santa Cruz, California

Spanish that Works has worked well for Santa Cruz libraries.  We have run the class twice with much success and have a core group that meets once a month to keep it going.
J.S., Training Librarian

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BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Morganton, North Carolina

I had been wanting to create something like this--I'm so glad you did it!
V.P., Instructor and Youth Services Director

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SCOTTSDALE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Scottsdale, Arizona

This class was excellent!  The information is practical and very applicable in the daily interaction with my students.
A. B., First Grade Teacher
Pueblo Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ

What a great way to learn Spanish!  I have taken lessons before, with very little success.  This finally starts to make sense.
J. U., Fifth Grade Teacher
Cheyenne Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ

Pronunciation guides are extremely helpful, especially when practicing at home.
J. C., Math Teacher
Arcadia High School, Phoenix, AZ

You've made me think learning Spanish is possible.  Gracias.
P. D., General Aide
Kiva Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ

I'm learning to put sentences together and ask questions, quick and simple.
J. C., Registrar
Saguaro High School, Scottsdale, AZ

A great method of teaching!  Very helpful to remember and understand.
B. P., Office Assistant
Scottsdale Unified School District, AZ

Fun!
M. P., Life Management Teacher
Supai Middle School, Scottsdale, AZ

The classwork is useful immediately. ¡Gracias!
A. C., Special Education Teacher
Chaparral High School, Scottsdale, AZ

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SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Franklin, North Carolina

I was surprised at the speed at which the students began creating their own sentences. The next day after each class, the students were using what they had learned. Nothing motivates a student more than being able to use the language. The course is great!
S.G., Instructor, Southwestern Community College

I liked the way the material started off simply and then slowly built on our previous knowledge to give us a solid base for communication.  I especially liked the concentration on the spoken word. I appreciated the approach that you did not have to be a master of the language to understand and to be understood.
S.H., Teacher, Macon Middle School

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SONRISE FAITH COMMUNITY CENTER
Tempe, Arizona

Class is non threatening and enjoyable.  It takes the fear out of learning Spanish.
Z. B., Assistant Pastor

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ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Jackson, Wyoming

I learned many basic conversational skills, practical and straightforward applications.
A.A., Bookstore Owner

I’ve learned that with practice and determination, I can master the basics.
D.K., Retired Executive Secretary

I learned how to form sentences, how to get by if in a Spanish-speaking country.
M.L., Jackson Resident

Learning to speak Spanish is great fun.  I can do this!
S.M., Professional Interior Designer and Business Owner

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