In the Spotlight: Jersus Colmenares López

Jersus Colmenares López, PhDSpanish lecturer Jersus Colmenares López received the Leadership Initiative for Language Learning (LILL) award from the Arizona Language Association and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. As the coordinator of NAU’s Spanish BSEd program and faculty member in the Spanish MAT program, he proposed the development of a mentoring program among world language educators in northern Arizona. This allows NAU to build and strengthen a sense of community in the region and represents an opportunity for students interested in becoming Spanish language educators to know about NAU’s program.