Hello, my name is Maria Quintana-Labarry, and I am a 5th grade teacher. This will be my 17th year of teaching. I have taught most of my years in fourth and fifth grade. I am a bilingual Spanish and English speaker. I enjoy spending time with my family. My hobbies include swimming, painting and learning about technology and science. My job is to accelerate the learning of every APS student, every day. I do my job by teaching grade level content ,adjusting my teaching and thinking about the whole student . My community needs me to do my job.