B.A. in Psychology, The College of New Rochelle; M.S. in Adolescence Education, Mercy College. Angela began her teaching career as a special education teacher in the Bronx, N.Y. where she taught biology in a self-contained and team teaching setting. She is currently a special education teacher at Newton High School, where she teaches biology, English, and is the in-class support teacher. Angela is also the multicultural club advisor at Newton High School and a professional development facilitator for the Newton school district. Angela aspires to be an administrator who effectively promotes teacher development to increase student performance.