1. Mother of 3 children (Matthew 36 years old, Amanda 32 years old, Michael 25 years old) 2. Grandmother of 2 beautiful granddaughters from my son Matthew (Kaylee 16 years old, Madison 13 years old) 3. I have lived in the states of Pennsylvania, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey) 4. Degrees: Associate in Arts with a Minor in Educations, BA in Psychology with a Minor in Education, BS in Elementary K-7th, Master in Special Education, All Settings 5. I live in a beach community so I drive over one hour each way. It is a win-win for me because I love teaching and I love the beach. 6. I travel in and out of the country and I have been to 4 Continents with a goal of traveling to all Continents. When I travel I always visit a school so I can learn different ways to teach our students. This year I traveled to Mexico, Cayman Islands, and Cuba. 7. I am a Board Member for The Toys for Kids Program and SPARK (Suicide Prevention Awareness and Resources for Kids.) I also volunteer for Stop the Heroin. 8. Working-out is a part of my life. I enjoy yoga, swimming, rowing, running, and weight training. 9. My favorite color is red. 10. I love indoor and outdoor plants and flowers. 11. I am a vegan thanks to my youngest son, grrrr. I miss my eggs, chicken and fish. 12. I had 2 previous careers before teaching (banking and the casino industry.) 13. I love to teach and learn. 14. I do not watch television but I love movies. 15. My favorite sport teams are the Ravens (football,) the Orioles (baseball,) the Blackhawks (hockey,) and the 76's (basketball.) 16. I love playing card games, board games, and basketball. 17. I am afraid of the dark and talking in front of adults. 18. I love music and dancing. 19. My area of weakness is spelling (yah, spell check!) 20. I have hazel eyes. 21. I do not like loud noises. 22. I am both an introvert and extrovert. 23. I love being on boats but do not like going fast. 24. I love to read and write. 25. I can walk for hours without stopping. 26. I do not like any form of competition. 27. I believe in the glass, whether it be full or empty. 28. I don't do well taking test. 29. I can wiggle my ears. 30. I love to give and receive hugs. 31. I currently do not like my hair color or length. I tried a hair salon for the first time this summer and I was not satisfied with the results. The positives are that I tried something different and that my hair will grow in length. 32. I love trolls. 33. I love to cook and bake but my baking is not blue ribbon worthy. 34. I have very poor eyesight. 35. My grandparents immigrated through Ellis Island. 36. I do not like to wear shoes even during the winter. I believe flip-flops should be worn year round. (LOL) 37. I have 2 older siblings. The oldest is my brother Joseph, the middle is my sister Marilyn, and I am the youngest. 38. I do not like cold weather nor do I use an air conditioner. I prefer to keep my windows open and love feeling the humidity and smelling the fresh air. 39. I love to travel but I really do not like flying in an airplane. How I wish I could be TinkerBell, Bewitch or the Flying Nun. 40. My educational goal this year is to learn more about technology so I can make learning and teaching fun.