- M.A. of Science in Education from Chicago State University
- B.A. from Rosary College (now Dominican University)
- Illinois State certified in: Italian, English, Guidance and Counseling
Born in Pisa, Italy
Native Italian speaker
Previously taught in public schools in Chicago, Norridge, Schiller Park as well as the Catholic schools. Teaching experience includes teaching Italian to elementary, junior high and high school students.
- Member of the American Association of Teachers of Italian