Deborah Richter


Deborah Richter, B.A., is an accomplished Spanish Instructor who has been teaching Spanish language since 1991. She holds degrees in Spanish Literature, Education, and Physical Education from Whitman College. Her experience includes two years of instructing Spanish and Latin dance to young children at the YWCA in Walla Walla, ESL (English as a Second Language) at Walla Walla High School, several summers teaching private English in Spain, and ten years teaching beginning through advanced Spanish at Foss High School.

Deborah has spent 9 summers in Spain studying at La Universidad de San Agustin and at Saint Luis University Madrid. Other Spanish-speaking countries that she has visited include Panama, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Venezuela.  Deborah & Isis founded La Única Spanish Instruction Center in 2003 and have been teaching Spanish courses there for the past 4 years.

Offered Courses

HABLA ESPANOL: Spanish Basics For Educators,  PT II

Course No. ED444E, ED544E

Tuition $195 ‑ $280

Quarter Credits 3

This course is designed to further build on the skills obtained from Part I Habla Español in order to be able to positively connect with Spanish-speaking students & parents and to be able to relay specific information to Spanish-speaking parents regarding the progress and success of their children.

HABLA ESPANOL: Spanish Basics For Educators PT I

Course No. ED432P, ED532P

Tuition $195 ‑ $280

Quarter Credits 3

Make a difference to your Hispanic students when you master a few Spanish phrases. This course will introduce Spanish with a goal of learning to say basic vocabulary and sentences for communicating with Spanish-speaking students and parents.