Holly Cachimuel is originally from Stoneham, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and her Master of Education from Lesley College. She is currently a Spanish teacher at Watertown Middle School, a position she has held since 2012. She became a teacher because of her passion and interest in language, culture, and diversity. She has been a teacher for 30 years and considers herself a life long learner. She has taught early childhood, elementary, and middle school and has presented at professional conferences throughout the United States. She has taught and worked as a volunteer in Central and South America. During the 2013-2014 year she was the mentor teacher for Teriza Gorgy Malak from Beni Suef, Egypt. This year Mrs. Chamimuel is the mentor teacher for Ahmed Abdelwahed Mohamed Mohamed from Minya, Egypt.