Anna Bonilla Gordon is starting her 2nd year of teaching at SHHS after working 19 years for USD 305. She is originally from Salina and attended Sacred Heart Grade School from kindergarten through sixth grade. She graduated from Salina High School Central and later received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education with a special education endorsement from KWU in 2001.
Mrs. Bonilla Gordon started her teaching career at Sunset Elementary and later moved to the middle school level. She taught at Lakewood for a few years and spent the last 16 years at South Middle School. Anna has taught a variety of subjects including English, reading, math, and science but found her passion working as a literacy coach for the past ten years.
Mrs. Bonilla Gordon attended K-State and completed a master’s degree in secondary curriculum and instruction with an ESL endorsement in 2005.
A year later, Anna and Destin were married and they now have three children. Elias is a Freshman at Sacred Heart, Isabella is a kindergartener, and Andrew is a third grader attending St. Mary’s Grade School. Anna also completed a second master’s degree from K-State in educational leadership and was accepted into the doctoral program. Anna is eager to be back in the ‘physical’ classroom after coaching teachers for ten years. Mrs. Bonilla Gordon will be teaching Junior High English and Career Exploration.