Welcome to the Arizona AATSP Who We Are

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portguese is a National Organization founded in 1917. The Arizona Chapter of the AATSP is proud to be a part of this national organization. We welcome you to join us in our efforts to help Arizona teachers promote the study of Spanish Language, Literature and Culture.

Nominations for 2017 Awards Open

Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Best of Albricias, and Chapter Student Nominations are all open.

Deadlines are coming soon. Further details on the Awards and Scholarship Page.

Celebrando Su Membresía


Join Now! Membership is open to all those who support the teaching of Spanish from elementary through graduate school. Benefits of membership include an annual conference, classroom resources, scholarships and stipends for students and teachers, the Hispania Journal, and access to the SHH and NSE for students.

Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (SHH)

All secondary schools of recognized standing are eligible to charter a chapter of this honors society which promotes high achievement as well as cultural exploration. More information here

National Spanish Exam (NSE)

The NSE is designed to recognize student achievement and to promote language proficiency in the study of Spanish. Scholarships are awarded annually to students and teachers.

Current Board 2016-2017

  • President - Jennifer Wortzel
  • President Elect - Carla Whitehead
  • Treasurer - Carla Armendariz
  • Southern Arizona Representative - Jessamyn Snider