Katherine Pimentel Ventura
Where did you grow up and what was your first language?
I grew up in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic and my first language is Spanish.
What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?
I wish I can transmit what I know from my culture to people from here, at the same time that I learn different kinds of stuff from the American culture.
Where did you go to college?
Santiago, Dominican Republic
What was your favorite book in middle school?
La Fantasma de Higuey by Francisco Javier Angulo.
What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?
Having the opportunity to help learners to experiment and apply their knowledge and skills to attack new challenges.
What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?
I would say that my favorite thing to do is spending time with my husband and children, also visiting new places with them.
What is your favorite quote?
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." -Walt Disney