Barbara Sena is in her 7th year of teaching at Truman Middle School, where she teaches Bilingual Social Studies/Humanities to sixth graders. With a BA in Political Science/Pre-Law from New Mexico Highlands University, Barbara went back to NMHU for her teaching degree in Special Education, General Education, and Bilingual Education. Barbara started out her career as a Bilingual Special Education teacher advocating for bilingual students with disabilities. After three years of teaching Special Education, Barbara went on to teach Bilingual Social Studies. Barbara’s passion is advocating for students with disabilities as well as students and parents rights, and giving students the opportunity to be successful in two languages.