Gloria Rinaldi is a native of South America. She earned a BA in Spanish and ESL in Bogota, Colombia, and then received her Master from The Instituto Colombo Americano. She taught ESL and Spanish at various private military schools and academies for several years. She moved to the U.S. after meeting her husband in Israel in 1987. When their children were in middle school she resumed her passion for teaching. She worked for the federal government as a translator and had the wonderful opportunity of being an AP Spanish teacher in some of our country's most prestigious high schools.