Serena joins Fusion as the Director of Homework Café and Special Education Lead. She has worked with children since she was sixteen years old. Serena started working as a camp counselor and a teacher’s assistant in a pre-school. From there, Serena enrolled at St. Joseph’s College and earned a degree in Child Study. She has her teaching certifications in Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education, Students with Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2), and Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6). She is presently studying for her Master’s degree in Students with Disabilities at Touro College.
Serena has had countless wonderful teaching experiences in various grades, starting from toddlers through eighth grade. Serena has also had the privilege to teach children with special needs, which helped her to have an even greater level of patience. One of her most rewarding experiences throughout her career was working with children with autism. She enjoys watching her students learn and grow in the classroom. Serena treats all of her students equally and strives to make each and every one of them feel special.
When Serena isn’t working or doing homework, you can find her hanging out with her friends, reading a book, listening to music, and of course eating!