Claudia graduated from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and art history. She received her master’s degree in early childhood education from Southern Connecticut State University, and is a Connecticut state certified teacher. She is currently a member of the National Science Teachers Association and the Connecticut Science Teachers Association.
Claudia taught second and fourth grades for ten years in North Branford, Connecticut. During that time she won the Teacher of the Year award three times. She took great joy in teaching over a thousand children during her time in North Branford. After her two children were born, she spent four fun years teaching preschoolers at Circle Nursery School in Madison, Connecticut.
Claudia also worked as an Educational Consultant to teachers and administrators in North Branford and New Haven, and provided many workshops in science, writing, multicultural education, integrating literacy and more. Please ask about professional development opportunities.
Hands-on learning has always been her passion. Claudia was inspired to instill the joy of learning to all students by integrating the areas of science, engineering, math, social studies and language arts in a new and exciting way. That’s when Cool-ology was born. Claudia wants to bring the “cool” back to learning. Enhance your child’s learning through Cool-ology!