Phone: 206-780-4534


Degrees and Certifications:

AS, Pre-pharmacy, Olympic College, 1990 BA, Spanish Language and Linguistics, University of Washington, 1993 MiT, Secondary Education, Spanish, University of Washington, 1999

Sra. Patricia Láhtinen

Profesora de Español en Escuela Intermedia Woodward


On this webpage you'll find basic contact information, a bit of biography, and links to more information.

This photo is from July 2019 and is of Sra. Láhtinen with her son and daughter in Granada, España. In the background you can see the magnificent and historical palace of La Alhambra.

Estudiantes: Por favor, check your Google Classroom daily. This is where I will post assignments and class activities.
Required class materials: 
  • fully-charged Chromebook (provided by BISD)
  • composition or spiral-bound notebook
  • folder or space for Spanish in a 3-ring binder, pencils, colored pens, highlighter, and 3-hole punched loose-leaf lined paper
Familias: If you would like to receive daily or weekly guardian summaries from Google Classroom, please send me an email ( with your student's name, period, and Google Classroom in the subject line, and I will add you.