World Languages


Catholic University of Peru: Economics
Valedictorian of her Masters class 

Mrs. Clavin is a native of Peru and attended the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru where she received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Economics.
She was a Permanent Delegate of Peru to UNESCO. She was the Peruvian
representative to the Union Latina and represented her country as the
Ambassador to France. Mrs. Clavin received the distinguished title of General
Brigadier of her High School Senior class in Lima and was the recipient of the
National Order of Merit awarded by the President of the French Republic, in 2001.
Mrs. Clavin had 8 years of experience as an adjunct professor of Social Science in
the Master’s program at the Catholic University of Peru.

Mrs. Clavin taught Spanish at New York Military Academy and successfully served
the Academy for 7 years. Mrs. Clavin also teaches at Dutchess Community
College, and before NYMA she instructed her students in Spanish at St. Peter’s
and several other Catholic Schools. Mrs. Clavin wants her students to develop an
appreciation of the Spanish language and culture and stresses the importance of
being able to speak other languages in today’s Global Society. She teaches her
students about different cultures and countries and introduces interdisciplinary
instruction into her lessons through art appreciation, poetry, history, economics,
and technology.

She takes great privilege in teaching and preparing her students to succeed
in their academic careers. Mrs. Clavin enjoys dancing and traveling and she
integrates these passions into her lessons. Her husband introduced her to
American sports and she became a Ranger and Yankee fan.

Mrs. Clavin is excited about the upcoming school year and is ready for the
challenges that lie ahead.