Colleen Scott earned her Bachelor's degree in Education and Secondary Spanish and her Master's in Spanish from Wichita State University. As a graduate student, she also studied French and traveled to Orléans, France as part of a study abroad program. She has taught middle school Spanish at Wichita Collegiate School, elementary French and Spanish at The Independent School as well as English as a Second Language to both children and adult learners at KANSEL (Kansas School for Effective Learning), WSU Intensive English Language Center and abroad in Cancún, Mexico. Colleen is Assistant Educator and Spanish Language Coordinator. She teaches elementary and intermediate level Spanish classes, oversees the lower division Spanish program, and mentors the graduate teaching assistants.

Colleen has traveled throughout France, Mexico, and the United States. She loves to read short stories, travel, study languages, and spend time with her nephews.


“Misstep.” Mikrokosmos vol. 66, February 2020, p. 37. Wichita State University.


“Las dos Julias: Using lecturas in foundational Spanish courses.” Multicultural Literature in the Windy City; Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy. Midwest Modern Language Association, 15 November 2019, Chicago, IL.

Big Read author series: Beyond the Beautiful North
Led discussion group on short stories: Six Kinds of Sky and the Water Museum
by Luis Alberto Urrea. 4 November 2015, Rockwell Library, Wichita, KS.

Entre los papeles- La periferia de la mujer en un cuento de Ana Solari: ‘On the Road Again’” Washington University Grad Student Conference, 1 March 2014, St. Louis, MO.

“Unreachable Horizons: Woman’s Destiny in two stories by Carmen Martín-Gaite” GRASP symposium, 25 April 2012, Wichita State University.


Invited participant at McGraw-Hill Education Introductory Spanish Digital Symposium 2020, 30 January – 1 February 2020, Kimpton Hotel Palomar, Phoenix, AZ.