Harmony School of Excellence –Austin welcomes Jesús Alberto Amaya to their team! Mr. Amaya will serve as the new teacher for Spanish Language and Literature courses, replacing Ms. Angelica Garcia who has been promoted to College and Career Counselor.

Mr. Amaya has been in Spanish education for the last five years. He received his bachelor’s degree with a Spanish major from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2017. He then went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Spanish and Spanish American Literature.

Mr. Amaya is new to Austin from the “country and ranch areas” of Brownsville, Texas. He is excited to live in Austin and experience the city-life. 

When Mr. Amaya is not teaching Spanish, he is a writer of short stories in Spanish, where they have been published in literary journals. 

“Language and literature is a great passion of mine, and I am eager to transmit my love for language and literature to my students.”