Ms. Alisha Ilufi » Mrs. A. Ilufi, English as a Second Language

Mrs. A. Ilufi, English as a Second Language

Hello! Hola! Bienvenue!  A. Ilufi, ESL


English as a Second Language (ESL) is my passion because I love my first language, as well as being a language learner myself. 

I began my teaching career as a bilingual teacher, helping early elementary students learn to read and write in both Spanish and English.  After 10 years in the classroom, I shifted to providing leadership and intervention on campuses with large numbers of bilingual and ESL students PK - 5th. One year, I attended a conference in San Antonio and I said, “One day, I’m going to live here!” Finally, seven years ago I moved to San Antonio and joined the Southwest Preparatory family because I love the values and support of the students. 



After 28 years teaching, I formally retired from teaching and now teach part-time because I love being with the students and teachers!


Besides my experience in teaching, I earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Lamar University in 2010.  Lamar U


For great information on English language learning for parents, please check out the new English Learner portal. 

Para información excelente sobre la educación de los niños del aprendizaje en español, consulte el nuevo sitio web de Texas :


Información del aprendizaje del inglés


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Above: My son, John, and I  Arriba: mi hijo, John, y yo
Below: my chihuahua
Abajo: mi chihuahua
My son, John, once attended Northwest and is now at Northwest Vista College.  
I enjoy reading on my back porch, and walking with my chihuahua, Zane.