Where did you grow up and what was your first language?
I grew up in Washington heights and my first language was Spanish.
What from your hometown do you wish you could find in New York City?
I am lucky enough to still live near New York City, and I’m only a short drive from getting Dominican food from Washington heights.
Where did you go to college?
City College of New York.
What was your favorite book in middle school?
One of my all time favorite books that I read when I was in middle school was Monster by Walter Dean Myers.
What is the best part of teaching at Hamilton Grange?
I’m looking forward to teaching at Hamilton Grange and give back to my community.
What is your favorite thing to do when you are not teaching?
My favorite thing to do outside of teaching is playing with my children and going hiking.
What is your favorite quote?
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi