Penina Beede - Teacher/Mentor
Penina graduated from the University of Connecticut, where she studied English, creative writing, and political science. Originally from West Hartford, Connecticut, Penina spent three years after high school living in Israel. She is currently writing a book about that experience. After her time abroad, Penina was able to return to school feeling refreshed and more appreciative of her education. In addition to teaching, Penina performs stand-up comedy and produces her own podcast. In her spare time, you can find Penina coming up with the best puns in the tri-state area.