One Of Us: Ms. Graziano

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Ashley Keeler, Reporter

1.) Where did you attend high school and what was your graduation year? Delsea Regional High School 2005

2. College Info

Where: Rowan University

Degrees Held: BA in Spanish with a minor in International Studies

3. Professional History

Have you worked at any schools prior to HHS? What years did you work there?

What positions did you hold?

I was employed at the Hammonton High School from 2008-2013 as a substitute teacher, and then as an Instructional Aide. After that, I taught Spanish at The Pilgrim Academy for 6 years.

4. What are you teaching here at HHS? CP Spanish 1 and Conversational Spanish

5. Why were you inspired to go into education? My heartbeat is to influence and add value to others. I originally started coursework to become a psychologist, but realized that I talk too much! In considering how I am also creative and passionate about the Spanish language and culture, I knew that becoming a Spanish teacher would be the perfect fit for me.

6. Finish this statement: My least favorite thing about my job is….. Waking up at 5:30 am

7. Finish this statement: The thing I enjoy the most about doing my job….Watching students develop in confidence and character.

8. Finish this statement: My biggest fear is………Not living a meaningful life

9. Finish this statement: One thing about me that would surprise people is…. I own a children’s entertainment company, and am a professional clown or character impersonator on the weekends.

10. Finish this statement: When I´m not in school, my hobbies include…Being Mom, cooking, going to the gym, reading books, listening to podcasts, and painting.

11. Finish this statement: One thing I have learned about working at HHS is..Entering into the unknowns of how to educate students through a pandemic has made me trust and highly respect the leadership of this school, as well as my fellow teachers who have so much grit!