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    An American School serving an international population of Global Citizens

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    We celebrate success and encourage growth, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first

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Wendy Staben

Wendy Staben - Country Day School

Prep Assistant

I was born and raised in El Salvador,  I have a major in Communications from Universidad Dr. José Matias Delgado but didn't find my passion in that area. Being a young mom made me realize how I loved being part of children’s education. I decided to study Bilingual Preschool Education and obtained a degree from Universidad Francisco Gavidia. I began my teaching career at nursery level. Later, I gained 6 years of experience with Prekinder and 1 year in Kinder in Kinder Campoverde, a very well known institution in El Salvador.

My husband was transferred to Costa Rica in 2013 and we found that the CDS community was the perfect fit for our children’s education. In 2018 I began working at Country Day School as a Teaching Assistant in Prep, where I have learned so much! 

In my free time, I love to do yoga, paint and spend time with my family. I am also always searching for education webinars to keep me updated on the latest educational trends and research.