Carmen Amaya is from El Salvador. She attended the University of Houston, where she received a BA in Business Administration. She also has a Bilingual/ESL Teacher Certification-Region IV. Prior to starting at Duchesne, Mrs. Amaya taught at Landis Elementary in Houston, and she also taught Spanish and English at a private school in San Salvador, El Salvador. At Duchesne, where she is now in her seventh year, she is the Middle School Spanish Teacher. She is also a Duchesne alumna and is the 2018-2019 president of the Duchesne Alumnae Association.