Lower School Spanish Teacher
Elementary Education, Universidad Católica del Norte
Milena Blanco is the Lower School Spanish teacher. You may have seen her on campus this summer teaching in the Horizons at Carolina Day School program. Milena was born and raised in Cuba, and she then lived in Chile for 22 years. She and her family emigrated to the U.S. in 2017 so that she could teach in the fourth-grade, dual-language program at Avery’s Creek Elementary, and they have since become permanent U.S. residents. Milena has an Elementary Education degree from Universidad Católica del Norte in Antofagasta, Chile. She taught and also served as an administrator for the Antofagasta International School for 14 years.