Team Biographies

Our team of Professionals are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

Cristina Restrepo

Kinder Spanish - Director Señora Cristina Restrepo, born in Portugal, has over 20 years of business and teaching experience in Florida and North Carolina. Señora Cristina founded KinderSpanish with the goal of providing young students the experience of the Spanish language by utilizing music, props and pictures to accentuate the learning process. Señora Cristina taught at Saint Pius in Greensboro from K thru 8. The teaching experience there helped reinforced the concept of early childhood education in foreign languages for better learning results. Señora Cristina is the mother of threes boys, of whom speak Spanish. She is fluent in English, Spanish,Portuguese and ASL.

Oscar Oviedo

Señor Oscar Oviedo is from Colombia, South America. He has been teaching music for over 10 years in private and public schools and his experience includes the direction of instrumental and vocal ensembles.  Señor Oscar is the music composer of the  Cantando en español Music Book & CD volume 1, 2, & 3.




Gisela A. Diaz

Kinder Spanish - Instructor

Señorita Gisela was born in San Salvador, El Salvador in 1992. After finishing high school in 2009, she traveled to California to work as an au pair while attending Gavilan College to pursue her degree in ESL. Upon graduating, Gisela continued mastering the English language while attending writing, reading, and grammar classes.

After living in California for two years, Gisela returned to El Salvador and to continue her studies of Public Accounting at the University UCA while at the same time she started working as an English instructor for two years at Academia Europea. She achieved her dream to become language instructor for children. Gisela taught basic and intermediate level English using the ILRS (Interactive Language System) method.

Gisela joined Kinder Spanish in October 2015 as a Spanish instructor. She loves working with students.

“I enjoy teaching and I am truly thankful to work with Kinder Spanish to help students to achieve their goals as they learn Spanish, a language that will help their future as well”. 

Dorys Violeta Underwood

Kinder Spanish - Instructor

Dorys Violeta Underwood, who was born in Santa Cruz Bolivia (South America) in 1975: After finishing high school, Violeta traveled to Madrid, Spain, where she lived for a period of 14 years. While in Madrid she studied Studio Professional photography and artistic make-up and runway. She has experience in crafts and paintings on cloth material. During the years in Spain she was in charge of a well-known Mosgo household goods shop where she worked in customer service. A few years later,on April 12, 2016, she moved to Greensboro, USA, where she began to study English and did some photography work. Now she is currently continuing to study the language in order to have a better command of it. Violeta loves working with children and is characterized by her patience and love towards teaching her native language, Spanish, a language she considers important and pleasant to learn. She recognizes that Children have a unique ability to learn another language easily and with the right tools and the daily incentive each child can open a wonderful door to learning the sweet language of Spanish. It is a privilege to be part of the team of teachers selected by Kinder Spanish and contribute to the future of the children of America.

Andrea Gomez

Señora Andrea Gómez was born in Colombia, South America. She is Spanish native speaker. After graduating from high school la señora Andrea studied Business Management. In 2007 la señora Andrea traveled with her family to Charlotte, NC. There, she worked as a teacher Assistant in La Petite Academy, teaching children Spanish language and songs. In 2012 la señora Andrea moved to High Point, NC, where she lives with her husband and her two wonderful children. She teaches Spanish to her children consistently at home so that they develop proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish as they learn English at school. La señora Andrea loves working with children and enjoys sharing her Spanish language and culture with those who want to learn.