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I live in Lockport, NY and I have a 6-year-old son, Owen, and an 8-year-old daughter, Evelyn.
I graduated from Buffalo State College with a Bachelor's in Public Communication and a minor in German and Creative Studies. I continued in the Creative Studies department with a Masters in Change Leadership. After teaching at the college level for 7 years I got my second Masters in Teaching Mathematics from Empire State College.
I taught for 7 years at Bryant & Stratton College and ITT Institute. Teaching in the Buffalo district I have taught middle school for 10 years, was a Building Math Teacher and taught high school for two years at the Health Sciences Charter School.
I also work at the Challenger Learning Center running simulated space missions and an after school Lego Robotics club.