Professor Tilsik Hagan, M.A.

Valencia College West Campus & UCF/VC Downtown

Professor Hagan obtained her Master's degree in Spanish Drama & Literature from the University of Central Florida. She has been teaching for over 20 years at Valencia College on and off as a Part-Time and Visiting Spanish Professor.
She has a double Bachelor's from UCF in Spanish and Motion Picture Technology and graduated with Honors for her undergraduate and graduate degrees achieving a 4.0 GPA in her Master's degree.
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, her family immigrated to the United States when she was six. She has traveled to various places in North America, the Caribbean, and Europe throughout her life.
Professor Hagan is a dedicated and energetic individual who finds joy in teaching the Spanish language as well as all of its rich heritage including the native cultures of Latin America, Central America, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking islands of the Caribbean.

Read more about Professor Hagan's career on LinkedIn by clicking on the Faculty WebSite link below.


West Campus
Valencia WC Bldg 5 Room 146 & Downtown Campus UW Room 306/DPAC 261 (Please, all meetings/bookings by appointment only).
(407) 582-6600
Faculty WebSite


Engagement Hours:
(Please, all meetings/bookings by appointment only).
• Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM via telephone/Zoom
• Mondays and Fridays 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM via telephone/Zoom
• Before and after class on scheduled days for onsite classes

Preferred Contact Method: Canvas messaging

Important Announcements
SPN 1120 & SPN 1121 courses:

Learning a foreign language requires time and effort. As students, you are encouraged to learn to manage your time wisely. What does this mean regarding SPN 1120 and SPN 1121 courses? Since these are 4-credit hour classes, you should multiply 4 times 4 which is equal to 16 hours of study time per week. This means that if you divide 16 hours by 7 days of the week, you are expected to study and work in this class for at least 2.5 hours daily.
Last updated 6/11/2022


The current textbook we use for Elementary Spanish 1 & 2 is the “Portales” (2017) edition. The publishing company, Vista Higher Learning (VHL) will be coming out with a new “Portales” (2022) edition later this Fall 2022. If you need to take Elementary Spanish 2, then you only have this Summer 2022 and this Fall 2022 to use the old “Portales” (2017) edition. We will officially start using the new “Portales” (2022) edition in the Spring of 2023. If you wait until the Spring of 2023 to take Elementary Spanish 2, then you would need to purchase the new textbook edition of “Portales” (2022).
Last updated 6/11/2022