" I am originally from the Queens borough of New York City, which has allowed me to be well versed in the needs and strengths of many diverse learners. I currently reside in Putnam County, and have student taught within the local schools as well. I still substitute within the New York City schools as a long-term substitute at an elementary school in the Bronx. I consider it a privilege to serve the children within my local community, and intend to do so in the future. I am one semester away from"