I am a high school bilingual special education teacher and UFT delegate. I’ve been a teacher for 15 years, teaching a variety of grades 4-12, in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan.
NYC born and bred, former K-12 Brooklyn public school student. I feel strongly about the needs of English Language Learners and Special Education students and I have advocated for their services against corrupt Administration by helping parents win NYS Special Education compliance. I have won grievances against a corrupt Principal. I am a strong and loyal supporter of my rank and file and believe in transparency and the democratic process.
I am a member of the Independent Community of Educators (ICE-UFT), also a Council member in Solidarity-UFT, and a delegate at The Heritage School in East Harlem.
I have experience as:
- Special Education Department Chair, and
- Accounting and Paralegal education and work experience from employment in the private sector— Ex: GovPx, Inc./Garban Intercapital (ICAP), Inc, Matthews Realty & Estates Planning, and Arche.