She was born in Cuba and grew up in New York. Senora attended St. John's University in Queens, New York and received her Bachelor's Degree in Spanish. She also attended Queens College in Flushing, New York where she received her Master's Degree also in Spanish.
She began teaching in New York, moved to Florida and taught English grammar at Conchita Espinosa Academy in Miami and eventually went back to teach Spanish. She started working at ACC in 2000. Students at that time called her Mrs. E. Rod because Rodriguez was too long. She taught the Speakers classes and the AP Spanish Language and Literature. In 2001, she had a Dual Enrollment class with FIU and since 2011, have had the Dual Enrollment classes in Spanish with St. Thomas University.
When she started at ACC, she was in charge of the Academic Olympics and the National Honor Society. Now she is the moderator of the Spanish Honor Society and Department chair of the World Languages Department.
Her students know she loves sports, whether it is basketball, football, baseball or soccer- collegiate or professional. They know that she has a divided house UM and FSU and that she's a fan of the NY Yankees and NY Jets, Miami Heat and Barca from Barcelona.
They also know she loves don Quijote and love traveling to Spain and show her students their heritage through culture.