Angela DeFalco has recently graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Spanish Teacher Education with a minor in TESOL at Illinois State University. Throughout her time at Illinois State, Angela has logged nearly 200 hours of clinical experience in settings ranging from K-12 to higher education as well as with diverse student groups. She has recently completed her student teaching experience at the high school level. Angela’s areas of interest include translanguaging, social-emotional learning, foreign language anxiety, and the affective filter. Through continued study in these areas, she hopes to learn how to create an equitable language learning experience for all students.