Pearson Abriendo paso I and II Upper-Level Spanish Program for Grades 9-12 Authors

José M. Díaz

José M. Díaz is a Spanish Teacher at Hunter College High School in New York City.  He has served as Chair of the AP Spanish Language and Literature Development Committee.  He has also been a Table Leader, Question Leader for the scoring of the examination.  He has led workshops throughout the United States and Europe and continues being a consultant for the College Board.   He has also written several guides and articles for several College Board Publications.  His is the co-author of AP Spanish: Preparing for the Language Examination, Listening Comprehension Skills for Intermediate Students, and ¡En marcha!, among others.   He has a B.A. in Spanish Literature from Hunter College, CUNY and an M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University.

María F. Nadel

María F. Nadel has more than thirty years of teaching experience in independent and public schools, most recently at Hunter College High School in New York City.  She is the co-author of several Spanish textbooks and study guides including ¡En marcha!, Let’s Review Spanish, and Spanish for Educators.  She has a B.A. in Spanish Literature, an M.A. in Spanish Literature, and an M.A. in Bilingual Education from Hunter College, CUNY.