Crystal is thrilled to be joining the Fusion Montclair family as a Foreign Language teacher. Crystal earned a Bachelors degree in Modern Languages with a specialization in Spanish from New Jersey City University in 2016, as well as a Certificate in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies in 2017. She is currently in progress of obtaining an Associates of Applied Science degree in ASL/English Interpreting at Passaic County Community College. Crystal is also a classically trained soprano and has studied voice for eight years.
Crystal is passionate about teaching languages and loves to incorporate her students unique talents in the classroom. Along with education, Crystal’s other passions include social justice advocacy and traveling. She is currently involved in several initiatives providing disaster assistance to Puerto Rico and is the founder of a project to feed the homeless in Monmouth and Essex County. She loves to experience different cultures throughout the world, but has a particular love for Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico, as these are where her roots spring from. Crystal is also self employed as a freelance makeup artist in the Northern New Jersey area. During her free time, Crystal enjoys riding rollercoasters and visiting zoos, where she loves to see her favorite animal: the sloth.