Staff Directory

We’re proud of the team of educators and support staff we’ve put together at Qué Tal. Get to know them a little better, and find contact information using this directory. You can search, filter by grade level or type of position, or scroll through the list alphabetically.

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Jeannette Barreiro

Middle School Teacher

Jeannette Barreiro was born in Venezuela. She joined Qué Tal in 2007 and has taught both Elementary and Middle School students at Qué Tal. She currently teaches 7th grade.Find Contact Info

Jeannette Barreiro was born in Venezuela. She joined Qué Tal in 2007 and has taught both Elementary and Middle School students at Qué Tal. She currently teaches 7th grade.

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Ana María Beláustegui

Elementary Teacher

Ana María has been a teacher with us since 2019. She is currently teaching an A-Complete classFind Contact Info

Ana María has been a teacher with us since 2019. She is currently teaching an A-Complete class

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Crystal Canaday

Office Manager

Crystal joined Qué Tal in 2019.Find Contact Info
Work Phone: 763-208-3231

Crystal joined Qué Tal in 2019.

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Ylsys Castellano

Ylsys joined Qué Tal in 2019. She is currently teaching a 3rd grade class.Find Contact Info

Ylsys joined Qué Tal in 2019. She is currently teaching a 3rd grade class.

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Natalia Cofone

Elementary School Teacher

Natalia joined Qué Tal in 2016. She is currently teaching 4th grade classes.Find Contact Info

Natalia joined Qué Tal in 2016. She is currently teaching 4th grade classes.

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Judith Diaz

Middle School Teacher

Judith Diaz was born in Mexico. She joined Qué Tal in 2014. She teaches Middle School at Qué Tal, currently teaching 7th grade.Find Contact Info

Judith Diaz was born in Mexico. She joined Qué Tal in 2014. She teaches Middle School at Qué Tal, currently teaching 7th grade.

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Detsy Donohue

Elementary Teacher

Hello, I am Detsy. I am originally from Quito, Ecuador and 25 years ago I came to Minnesota to study. During that time, I have had the opportunity to teach Spanish to different generations. I joined Qué Tal in 2016 and have enjoyed teaching not only the language, but the culture as well. I am currently teaching a 5th grade class.Find Contact Info

Hello, I am Detsy. I am originally from Quito, Ecuador and 25 years ago I came to Minnesota to study. During that time, I have had the opportunity to teach Spanish to different generations. I joined Qué Tal in 2016 and have enjoyed teaching not only the language, but the culture as well. I am currently teaching a 5th grade class.

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Elena Gandía

Elementary School Teacher Lead

Elena Gandía was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has been at Qué Tal for 16 years. Elena is our Elementary Teacher Lead, and is teaching a 1st and 6th grade class this year.Find Contact Info

Elena Gandía was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has been at Qué Tal for 16 years. Elena is our Elementary Teacher Lead, and is teaching a 1st and 6th grade class this year.

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María Fernanda Gonzalez

Elementary School Teacher

Fernanda González was born in Argentina. She has taught Elementary students at Qué Tal since 2007. She is currently teaching our 2nd grade classes.Find Contact Info

Fernanda González was born in Argentina. She has taught Elementary students at Qué Tal since 2007. She is currently teaching our 2nd grade classes.

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Rosana Guastaferro

Elementary School Teacher

¡Hola!, my name is Rosana Guastaferro. I have been working at Qué Tal since 2007, teaching first level of the program, especially kindergartners. I am very happy to be teaching not only a language but also a culture and traditions. I was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) but grew up in Caracas (Venezuela). I have been in the US 20 years, always in Minnesota.Find Contact Info

¡Hola!, my name is Rosana Guastaferro. I have been working at Qué Tal since 2007, teaching first level of the program, especially kindergartners. I am very happy to be teaching not only a language but also a culture and traditions.

I was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) but grew up in Caracas (Venezuela). I have been in the US 20 years, always in Minnesota.

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Hilda Gutiérrez

Elementary School Teacher

Hilda joined Qué Tal in 2020 and is currently teaching a 1st grade class.Find Contact Info

Hilda joined Qué Tal in 2020 and is currently teaching a 1st grade class.

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María Elisa Hagg

Elementary and Middle School Teacher

María Elisa Hagg was born, raised and educated in Lima, Perú. She came to the United States at the age of 31 and joined Qué Tal in 2015. She is currently teaching 1st grade and 8th grade classes.Find Contact Info

María Elisa Hagg was born, raised and educated in Lima, Perú. She came to the United States at the age of 31 and joined Qué Tal in 2015. She is currently teaching 1st grade and 8th grade classes.

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María Paula Iannini

Elementary and Middle School Teacher

María Paula Iannini was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She joined Qué Tal in 2016. She teaches both Elementary and Middle School students, currently teaching 2nd and 7th grade classes.Find Contact Info

María Paula Iannini was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She joined Qué Tal in 2016. She teaches both Elementary and Middle School students, currently teaching 2nd and 7th grade classes.

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Claudia Lindman

Elementary School Teacher

Claudia Lindman was born in Trujillo, Peru. She joined Qué Tal in 2012 and is teaching a Kindergarten and a 1st Grade Class.Find Contact Info

Claudia Lindman was born in Trujillo, Peru. She joined Qué Tal in 2012 and is teaching a Kindergarten and a 1st Grade Class.

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Laura Lopez

Middle School Teacher

Laura Lopez was born in Mexico. She has been at Qué Tal since 2014. She has taught both elementary and middle school. She currently teaches 8th grade.Find Contact Info

Laura Lopez was born in Mexico. She has been at Qué Tal since 2014. She has taught both elementary and middle school. She currently teaches 8th grade.

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Carolina Mardones

Elementary School Teacher

Carolina Mardones was born in Santiago, Chile. In 2009, she joined Qué Tal as a Substitute Teacher. Since 2010, she has been teaching elementary students full-time. She currently teaches a 2nd grade class.Find Contact Info

Carolina Mardones was born in Santiago, Chile. In 2009, she joined Qué Tal as a Substitute Teacher. Since 2010, she has been teaching elementary students full-time. She currently teaches a 2nd grade class.

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Ana María Menanteau

Elementary School Teacher

Ana María Menanteau was born in Santiago, Chile and has lived in Argentina, Ecuador, Paraguay, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Honduras! She has been teaching elementary students at Qué Tal since 2011. Currently she is teaching our 5th graders.Find Contact Info

Ana María Menanteau was born in Santiago, Chile and has lived in Argentina, Ecuador, Paraguay, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Honduras! She has been teaching elementary students at Qué Tal since 2011. Currently she is teaching our 5th graders.

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Laura Mueller

Elementary and Middle School Teacher

Laura Mueller was born in New York, but was raised and educated in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has taught both Elementary and Middle school students since 2002 and at Qué Tal since September 2006. She currently teaches 3rd and 6th grade classes.Find Contact Info

Laura Mueller was born in New York, but was raised and educated in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has taught both Elementary and Middle school students since 2002 and at Qué Tal since September 2006. She currently teaches 3rd and 6th grade classes.

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Eva Palma

Elementary School Teacher

Eva Palma, from Chile, has been working for Qué Tal since 2016. When she first came to Minnesota she worked as a journalist and editor, until she decided to transition to teaching. She has a PhD in Hispanic Literature and Cultures from the University of Minnesota, where she has also been teaching Spanish and Literature classes.…Find Contact Info

Eva Palma, from Chile, has been working for Qué Tal since 2016. When she first came to Minnesota she worked as a journalist and editor, until she decided to transition to teaching. She has a PhD in Hispanic Literature and Cultures from the University of Minnesota, where she has also been teaching Spanish and Literature classes. She is currently teaching a 4th grade class.

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Francisco Peschard

Executive Director

Francisco Peschard was born in Mexico. He has been with Qué Tal since 2014. He is Qué Tal's Executive Director and teaches Intermediate and Middle School classes. He is currently teaching 4th and 8th grade classes.Find Contact Info

Francisco Peschard was born in Mexico. He has been with Qué Tal since 2014. He is Qué Tal’s Executive Director and teaches Intermediate and Middle School classes. He is currently teaching 4th and 8th grade classes.

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