M.A. (1994), Elementary Education, Nazareth College, New York Permanent Certification in Teaching (1995), specialization in Language Arts/Reading with a concentration in Computer Sciences. Over twenty years teaching experience in public schools, recreation programs, gymnastics, martial arts and exercise classes for children. Certified Jazzercise instructor with students aged 12-72, trained and certified in CPR/First Aid, weight lifting. Leisure interests include: creating programs for children such as literacy, art, music and physical education. Jazzercise Instructor.