We are a community of educators, corporate professionals, parents and amigos whose mission is to equip our students with the powerful benefits and joys that learning Spanish have. In order to prepare them to compete and succeed in an ever-changing world, expand their horizons and serve others through their leadership.
Rod Frias obtained his Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Colegio Nacional de Educación Profesional Técnica in Mexico City. Although he loves technology, his real passion is publishing, education and leadership training. He has worked at many technology-oriented corporations as well as publishing houses including LifeWay Christian Resources where he coordinated and completed translation, editing and proofreading of Bible Study courses, Sunday School Curriculum, and VBS (Vacation Bible School) material, including The Love Dare for Parents book by Stephen and Alex Kendrick, filmmakers of War Room, Courageous and Facing the Giants among others. He currently teaches Elementary and Middle School classes at The Enrichment Academy in Spring Hill, and Alliance Christian Academy in Franklin, as well as High School Classes at SHINE Tutorial in Columbia. He loves basketball, all things Marvel and dim sum food!
Jessica Frias is originally from Peru. She has an AA degree in Liberal Arts and Science from College of Marin in Kentfield, California and a Paralegal Certificate from San Francisco State University in San Francisco, California. She has been a Spanish teacher for the Elementary World Language Program at the Williamson County School District. She also has experience homeschooling her middle child David.
She is an avid reader, volunteers everywhere, and would rescue any animals that she finds on the street (even wild ones!) Jessica and Rod have three children, two dogs, one fish and love the beach!
Aimee Frias is the oldest child of Rod and Jessica. She is fully bilingual and has earned high praises and awards from her Spanish teachers at Heritage Elementary and Summit High School where she is taking Spanish AP & Honors classes. She loves to sing and volunteer at church; she devours books by the pound and loves sweet potato chips!
Patty Franco (Coordinator in Mexico) lives in the beautiful city of Querétaro, México and has a Bachelor in Business. She has worked for multiple transnational companies, applying her outstanding leadership and training skills. She loves Spanish, and loves to share this passion with English speakers all over the world.