Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in English Communication Arts (St. Mary's University) MFA in Creative Writing (Texas State University) Teaching Certification in ELA 7-12
My name is Claudia Cardona (she/they) and I am a poet proudly born and raised in San Antonio. This is my second year teaching English 2 and English 2 Honors at McCollum. I am also the sponsor of the Creative Writing Club. I received my B.A. in English Communication Arts from St. Mary's University and my MFA in Creative Writing at Texas State University. I am also the co-founder of the nonprofit, Infrarrealista Review, a literary organization that aims to uplift the work of Texan writers and provide publishing opportunities for communities across Texas. I am passionate about encouraging the youth to express themselves through creative writing. Go Cowboys!