Sling De La Cruz
Sling C. De La Cruz is a Special Education Teacher at PS 291, a K-4 community school in the Bronx, New York. Sling has worked with Special Education and Bilingual students and trained her colleagues through professional development sessions in differentiated instruction, the Common Core Standards, and using the Special Education Student Information System as well as SMART Board Technology. Sling received special recognition for fostering a developmentally responsive classroom and aligning curriculum to the Common Core Standards. She also serves on her school’s Quality Review Panel. Ultimately, Sling hopes to lea a school where each child is given an equal opportunity to attain a diverse, adaptive, creative, rigorous, and multi-faceted education regardless of their background, abilities or socioeconomic status.