Affiliations and awards: AATSP (Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) / ACTFL (American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Asociación CREAR (Association for CReative Education, Art & Social Responsibility) BETA (British Educational Travel Association)  CANATUR (National Chamber of Tourism)  Costa Rica Cambridge University Press CIHCA (Consejo Iberoamericano en Honor a la Calidad Académica): double nomination for the "V Iberoamerican Award for Educational Excelence 2008"  ICEF International Education - Berlin  NACLA (North American Congress on Latin America)  NAFSA (Association of International Educators)  New England School of Languages United Nations / U Peace  UNA (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Costa Rica)  UNITED NATIONS - UN Global Compact Partner