A native of Northern California, Molly Aufdermauer received her B.A. in Spanish from Brigham Young University and her M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) from San Jose State University. As part of her studies, she spent a year studying language and literature in Sevilla and Granada, Spain. Her academic interests are focused in comparative Spanish-English linguistics and language instruction. Before coming to CLAS, Molly was the Advising Coordinator at the Stanford School of Medicine, where she helped students navigate their way through medical school and residency applications. During her time at the School of Medicine, Molly also worked for Nuestra Casa in East Palo Alto, teaching English as a Second Language to Spanish-speaking residents. In her free time, Molly likes to balance her life through running, biking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and children.
At CLAS, Molly coordinates professional development for K-12 and community college educators, assisting with the implementation and reporting of U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center K-14 outreach activities.