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Subjects Taught


2009 - 2011  Grand Canyon Uiversity

  • Master degree in Secondary Education

1999 - 2003  Simon Rodriguez National University  Barquisimeto

  • Graduate Studies: Education Sciences, Psychology of Education
  • English Sufficient certification

1987-1993  Libertador Pedagogic  University Barquisimeto, Venezuela

  • B.S., Natural Sciences, Major in Biology

1983 - 1990  Vicente Emilio Sojo Music Conservatory, Barquisimeto, Venezuela.

  • Theory and Sol-faing Studies
  • Harmony Studies
  • History of Music
  • Classical Guitar

Other courses 

•§  Legal Aspects in Education

•§  Planning and Evaluation of Learning

•§  Classical Guitar

•§  Moral Leadership (Agent of Community Transformation)

•§  Curricula Design

Adult and Child CPR



2008 - present  Bessemer CityMiddle School  Bessemer, Alabama - Spanish  teacher

2007 - 2008  Shelby Academy     Montevallo, Alabama Biology, Environmental Science, Earth Science, and Spanish Teacher, grades 7th to 12th


2005 - 2007  Tuscaloosa Academy      Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Spanish Teacher for High School


2004 - 2005   Vestavia Hills City Schools      Vestavia Hills, Alabama - Spanish Teacher for K - 3


2003 - 2004           Hilltop Montessori School                  Mt. Laurel, B'ham, Alabama - Spanish Teacher for preschool and kindergarten. Teacher assistant for kindergarten.


1991 - 2000     Science teacher in Venezuela for several levels and disciplines.  



I was born in Barquisimeto, a city located in Lara State in Venezuela, on March 1st.  My parents names are Juan Lorenzo Blasco and Petra María García de Blasco.  I am the 9th child, I have two brothers younger than me. I went to school in Venezuela and got my college diploma there. In 2002 I married my husband John S. McLeod, from Birmingham, Alabama, After we married I moved to USA, where I live since.