Yolanda M. Lucero, a Tejana, was born in Donna, Texas. She attended schools in Parlier, California. Mrs. Lucero has been teaching since 1988 in the San Joaquin Valley in California. She has a Bilingual Cross-Cultural Specialist Credential with a Spanish Emphasis, a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts, and a Masters in Reading and Language Arts with a Specialist Credential. Yolanda is an excellent bilingual storyteller who has written many of the songs found in our newest CD Mas Cuentos y Cantos including Gallinita Roja, and Hombrecito de Jengibre. Yolanda is currently working as a consultant to train parents through PROJECT 2 INSPIRE. Yolanda way the Secretary for Two-Way CABE. She has worked as a consultant for ESTRELLITA and the California Reading and Literature Project out of C.S.U. Fresno as a Professional Development Specialist focusing on Spanish Reading and Writing Skills. Yolanda does workshops for teachers in Read Aloud Strategies and Parent Involvement as well as classroom management and theme activities. She enjoys working with her colleagues at Ann Leavenworth School where she has been a part of many special projects and programs for the Two Way Program there. She also loves teaching her Sunday School Class, cooking and reading. Here are some Two-Way Kindergarten Sharing Ideas.