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Professional Development

Workshops for teachers

available in

Immersion Spanish

Immersion English


​Highly engaging and practical Spanish music workshops for teachers. Yolanda’s award-winning books and music, coupled with field-tested materials and strategies, ensure easy implementation in the classroom.


Explore research-based content promoting language acquisition through the arts, employing group strategies and hands-on teaching. Yolanda’s workshops seamlessly align with state goals and standards.


Public Speaking

Key Note Speaker

in two languages:




Yolanda is a dynamic motivational speaker who advocates passionately for integrating music into children's daily lives. Explore with her the transformative power of culturally authentic music—a dynamic tool fostering meaningful connections in families and communities.

She is fluent in Spanish (her native language) and English (with native fluency), and she brings boundless energy to her communication in both languages. Connecting effortlessly with diverse audiences, her vibrant style adds an extra layer of enthusiasm to every interaction.

Educational Institutions

& School Districts

Areas of Expertise

Bilingual Education for Young Children

Spanish, English

& French

35 + years of experience teaching music and languages to  young children around the world in multiple languages

Early Childhood Music Education

Teaching experiences in Asia, Europe and the Caribbean

Founded I'm Bilingual! an early childhood music program in NYC with classes for young children in 7 languages.

Culturally Authentic
Spanish Music for Children

Award-winning Dominican author and educator, Yolanda has researched traditional music for children in the National Library of Spain, National Library of the Dominican Republic, public libraries in the USA, and materials related to children's music and folklore of Spanish-speaking cultures.

Public Speaking &

More than 20 years of experience presenting  sessions at national and international education conferences in the United States and in the Dominican Republic

National and  International Conferences

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