Where did you grow up and what was your first language?
I grew up in the Bronx and my first language was English.
Where did you go to college?
I attended SUNY New Paltz and CUNY Hunter.
What was your favorite book in middle school?
I read so many wonderful books in middle school, but one of my favorites was Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.
What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?
This will be my first year teaching at Hamilton Grange, but my favorite thing about teaching is working with kids and seeing them learn and grow. I'm excited to collaborate with other educators and staff at Hamilton Grange as we support students in the many incredible things they are sure to achieve.
What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?
I love reading, going to the beach, and sending time with friends, family, and my dog, Archie.
What is your favorite quote?
"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." - Audre Lorde