Phone: 845-486-4970 ext. 70021
Degrees and Certifications:
ENL (English as a New Language, previously known as ESL)Teacher:
This is my eleventh year teaching in the Arlington School District. I have been involved in education for the past twenty years. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, a Diploma in Business Management, and a Certificate in Library Science from Bombay University. I received a Masters Degree in TESOL (K-12) and a Master's Degree in Literacy (B-6) from SUNY New Paltz. I enjoy teaching ENL and learning about the countries and cultures of my students. I am married and have two sons. Some of my hobbies are reading, solving crosswords, making cross-stitch samplers, playing tennis, gardening, and learning about the use of technology in education. On Saturdays, I volunteer at the Newburgh Armory teaching English to adult learners. In the evenings, I teach for the Mid Hudson and Southern Westchester Teacher Centers, where I facilitate workshops for educators who want to learn more about ENL, Special Education, Literacy, and Technology. I am also an adjunct professor at SUNY New Paltz in the Literacy Department.
My goal is to teach ENL in a fun and relaxed manner. I will try my best to create a comfortable school atmosphere in which every student and family is respected and celebrated.