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Cara Mendez Silva, Ed.S

Adjunct Faculty, Speech Language Pathology


  • Bachelor of Science, Florida Atlantic University
  • Master of Science, Florida Atlantic University
  • Education Specialist, Nova Southeastern University


  • ASL Endorsement- State of Florida
  • ESOL Endorsement- State of Florida
  • Elementary Education- State of Florida
  • Reading K-12- State of Florida
  • Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum- State of Florida
  • Educational Leadership- State of Florida


  • Teacher of the Year- Somerset Academy
  • Service Award- Schott Communities
  • Wildcat Wow Award- Western High School
  • Educator
  • Level 4 21st Century Innovator

Ms. Mendez-Silva is a teacher at Broward County Public School. She has been working in the school system for 15 years, teaching elementary, middle, and high school. She is currently working at Western High School teaching American Sign Language as a foreign language course.

Additionally, Ms. Mendez-Silva is working at Nova Southeastern University as an adjunct professor. She is thrilled to teach American Sign Language at her alma mater.

Ms. Mendez-Silva loves to spend time with her two young children and frequents Disney. She also enjoys traveling and watching Broadway shows with her husband.

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