Mrs. Tanya Cienfuegos-Baca

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(970) 488-6663
Room Number: 
54
About Me
Biographical Sketch: 

<p>Mrs. CB was born and raised in Fort Collins while spending most of her weekends in Wellington.&nbsp; She attended Irish Elementary, Lincoln Jr. High, and Poudre High School!&nbsp; She is married to Ernest and, together, they have two children, Michael and Cora.&nbsp; Mrs. CB is honored to say that Michael is a product of Wellington Junior High and is attending Marquette University in Wisconson.&nbsp; And her daughter, Cora is just beginning a very successful and promising sixth grade year at WMS.</p><p>Mrs. CB loves the outdoors. You will often find her playing softball, camping, fishing, or hunting.&nbsp; She also loves spending time with her family and checking out the newest super hero movies!</p>

Educational Background: 

<p>Mrs. CB attended Adams State College in Alamosa where she earned a B.A. in Education in 1995. She attended Regis University to earn an endorsement in English as a Second Language in 2000.&nbsp; In 2007 she earned her Masters in Education, specializing in Science from Walden University.</p>

Why I enjoy teaching: 

I love seeing students experience an AHA! moment. Nothing is more satisfying than having a student enter my classroom in August, terrified of math, and walk out in May with math being their favorite subject all because they finally get it!

Favorite Books: 

My favorite books include the Harry Potter series, Lisa Gardner, and James Patterson. Growing up, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was an all time favorite!

Interests & Hobbies: 

I love softball! I have played since I was 7 years old and have been playing ever since. I have also played fastpitch with the Fort Collins Buckaroos, Poudre High School, and Adams State College. Now I spend a lot of time coaching my daughter, Cora, who is a fastpitch pitcher and also has a love for the game. When I get a chance, I will fly out to Wisconsin to see my son perform in a play. I also squeeze in as much camping and fishing as I possibly can!