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 Modern Languages & Humanities

Spanish Language Residential Faculty

Cynthia Bingham
Cynthia Bingham
Spanish Residential Faculty
Pecos EST223
Cynthia F. Bingham holds a Master of Arts degree with a major in Language and Culture as well as a graduate certificate in Latin American Studies from Arizona State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a minor in French from Brigham Young University. She taught at Brigham Young University and Arizona State University. Professor Bingham grew up bilingual, with a Costa Rican mother and an American father. She lived in San José, Costa Rica for thirteen years where she studied at a bilingual school and at other Spanish-speaking schools. She also studied in Ponce, Puerto Rico for one academic year. In 1990, she began working at Chandler-Gilbert Community College as a member of the Spanish faculty. In the fall of 1998, she began serving as National Executive Secretary for Sigma Delta Mu, a Spanish honor society for two-year colleges. She served as Faculty Association treasurer for two consecutive terms at CGCC and later went on to serve as a senator. In addition, she was the chair of the International/Intercultural Education Committee for many years. She is currently serving as supervisor of the Foreign Languages Dual Enrollment Program. At the college, she has developed a very successful international travel program as well as a Study Abroad program in Costa Rica. Her students, faculty and people from the community have traveled all over the world to countries such as Peru, Spain, Australia, Italy, India, Thailand, Israel, Egypt, Ecuador, China, Kenya and Antarctica. She is a member of the Travelers’ Century Club. Professor Bingham loves and understands people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. Her interests include: traveling, the outdoors, eating foreign foods, and shopping. She is the mother of one daughter, three sons and the grandmother of five grandsons and four granddaughters and has been married for over forty years.
Fabio Correa
Fabio Correa
Spanish Residential Faculty
​Pecos IRN262
Dr. Fabio Correa studied foreign languages back in Colombia and received a Bachelors degree (Licenciado) in foreign languages (English and French). Professor Correa worked at the Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia after completing a six-month teacher’s exchange program in the USA. He came to the USA in 1991 to complete his graduate studies at Arizona State University where he received a M.A. in Linguistics (1993) and a Ph.D. in Spanish Language and Culture (1997). Dr. Correa’s extensive teaching career includes working for nine years as an AP Spanish Language and AP Spanish literature teacher at a college preparatory school in Phoenix, teaching Spanish at Phoenix College and Chandler-Gilbert Community College. At CGCC Dr. Correa has taught all levels of Spanish as well as a Humanities course on film. He currently co-sponsors the Sigma Delta Mu (a Spanish honors society for two-year college students), supervises the Dual Enrollment program for foreign languages and is the CGCC representative for both the Arizona Articulation And Task Force for Languages and the MCCD Instructional Council. He has traveled throughout Latin America and Europe and has participated in professional summer programs abroad in Spain and the Czech Republic.