School Office Phone: 970.384.5200



Elvia Loya


Elvia Loya is a native Spanish speaker born in Chihuahua, Mexico. She received her teaching certificate from Centro de Actualizacion del Magisterio in Chihuahua. She taught primary school for several years in Chihuahua prior to moving to Colorado. Elvia spent the last few years working on her cosmetology career and working as a full-time mom. This is her third year at Two Rivers Community School.  Elvia is enthusiastic about enhancing each student’s Spanish-speaking abilities. She has three children, Abril who graduated from Glenwood Springs High School and recently from Princeton University, Grissel who graduated from high school in El Paso, TX and is currently enrolled at the University of Denver, and Brandon who is a fifth grader at Two Rivers Community School. She lives in Glenwood Springs with her husband Omar.



Ruth Herrera


Ruth Herrera grew up in the Roaring Fork Valley. She attended University of Northern Colorado and received a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Education with a licensure in Linguistically Diverse Education. She interned at a newcomer program for Burmese and Somali refugees in Greeley, Colorado.  Ruth student taught in Denver Public Schools. After finishing her student teaching she returned to the valley and taught in a kindergarten bilingual classroom in Basalt.  The last three years, she has been a classroom teacher at TRCS. This year she will be teaching Spanish. When she is not teaching Ruth enjoys the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Sonia Roldan


IMG_9089Sonia native of Peru, has been in the valley for seventeen years. Sonia graduated in Autonomous Guadalajara University, Mexico City with a bachelors in psychology. Later she obtained a M.S.Psychology from Liberty International University in Florida. She has a rich experience in dealing with families and children teaching in several countries in Latin America before moving to the States.In Colorado worked with Latino families in different programs for the community . She uses her music abilities and expertise to enhance teaching and therapy. For the last ten years, Sonia has been assisting in teaching elementary school children in several schools in the valley. Sonia has been working assisting kindergarten and first grade teachers for two years at Two Rivers Community School. She has two adult children. Her daughter graduated from the university of Colorado in Boulder, and her son graduated from Nebraska University. Sonia is thrilled to join the faculty at Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs and has great ideas to make her Spanish classes a dynamic and creative working environment.


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Mailing Address:
    Post Office Box 188
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
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    195 Center Drive  (Map to School)
    Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Phone:  970.384.5200