Education Programming Development

Veronica Chavez is a teaching artist and dancer based in Fresno, California. She holds a BA in Latin American Literature and Ethnic Studies as well as a diploma in Arts Instruction with a specialty in Mexican Folk Dance from the Azueta Regional Dance Institute in Xalapa, Veracruz. With over 20 years of experience studying and teaching Mexican Dance and Culture Veronica has been invited to present her original research and culture based workshops at Fresno State, Arte Americas, Fresno City College as well as the University of Washington. As a dance educator she creates programming for students of varying ages and abilities that include both movement and cultural knowledge and history components. She is currently pursuing her MA in Multilingual Multicultural Education at Fresno State.