Sheila was born and raised in Stamford, CT and graduated from UCONN Stamford with a degree in English. She is currently working toward completing her Master’s degree in Secondary Education in English at Fairfield University. During the last three years she has tutored middle school and high school students at Stamford High School and Turn of River Middle School. Prior to this, Sheila spent five years working at a school for kids with autism and as a preschool teacher. She has also spent time volunteering in the Special Education department at Scofield Middle School and at her local library.
In addition to spending time with her loved ones, including her daughter, Sheila enjoys hiking, running, spending time outdoors and reading; she has a great love for nature and the arts.