Resident Counselors

Resident Counselors

MexArt resident counselors are college graduates with international travel experience. In some instances, they are past MexArt students.  All undergo a thorough staff training before students arrive in San Miguel.  Resident counselors supervise students and oversee student participation, addressing individual needs and goals for each students. These resident staff members live on-site with students at Casa Carly and are responsible for student health, safety, behavior, and cultural integration.

 

Marti attended MexArt as a high school student. Having since graduated from UCLA in English Lit. and Classics, Marti returned to San Miguel and MexArt in June 2008 where she worked as a counselor for the summer. Now she continues full time with the winter office in San Miguel, helping coordinate student enrollment, travel plans, and activities.  Marti was raised in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California. She enjoys traveling and continued to study abroad during her college career with a semester in London and Edinburgh. Marti also enjoys reading, photography, yoga, and baking cupcakes.