B.A. in history, University of Massachusetts; M.A. in Adolescent Special Education, Lehman College. Cordelia began her unexpected career in education as a New York City Teaching Fellow three years ago teaching English at Alfred E. Smith CTE High School in the Bronx. There she was challenged and rewarded with the task of teaching reading to 15 year-olds. She also served as a Lead Teacher in a small learning community, a program she helped to develop and implement at her school. Currently Lisa works at MS 234 in New York.