Ximena Bervejillo was born and raised in Uruguay to a very large family of art and music lovers. She has been teaching foreign languages since 1993, when she started teaching German in private and public schools in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 2002 Ximena moved to Marin with her whole family to start teaching Spanish and German at a Waldorf school in San Rafael. After teaching Grades 1-8 there for 8 years, she went on to start the Spanish program at Brandeis Marin, where she taught Middle School for 3 years. After that, Ximena worked at San Domenico and was in charge of the Lower School Spanish for 7 years.
Ximena loves teaching younger students and brings a lot of enthusiasm and passion to her classes, combining language teaching with music, culture, and technology. Outside of work, Ximena enjoys singing, playing the guitar, hiking, weaving and spending time with family and friends.