Christina Toro is a graduate of Walpole High School, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University in International Affairs and Spanish with minors in Linguistics and Latin American Studies. While an undergraduate, she spent a semester in Seville, Spain and Dublin, Ireland. After graduating, she moved to Washington, DC to study International Relations at American University. While studying for her Master’s degree, she also had the opportunity to work at the Organization of American States and the Embassy of Mexico’s Cultural Institute. 

In 2006, she returned to Massachusetts to become a Spanish teacher. She went to Salem State University and received her second Master’s in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language in 2010. In addition to teaching, she has presented workshops at the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) and attended the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) national conference with the help of a scholarship. She won a scholarship to participate in the 2012 US-Uruguay Teacher Exchange Program sponsored by the US State Department, American Council for International Education, and the Fulbright Commission in Uruguay. She hopes to maintain contact with Uruguay through pen-pal exchanges. In her free time, she cooks Colombian food for her husband and son, dances salsa when no one is looking, and dreams about her next vacation to the Spanish speaking world.  

Christina Toro is the AP Spanish teacher at Arlington High School. She is also the Spanish Club advisor for the school. 

My email is ctoro@arlington.k12.ma.us