holds a BS degree from Wheelock College, a Master of Education from Cambridge College and has taught Pre-school through Grade 7.
Over the years she has incorporated various forms of art into her ELA curriculum, some of which included watercolors, colored pencils, or markers, for painting, drawing and doodling.
Maria has also implemented guided relaxation techniques and kinesiology (movements and activities) to help enhance students' whole brain learning experience.
Before teaching in the public school system, Maria owned a licensed family day care for 10 years. She studied Homeopathy, CranioSacral Therapy, and is a certified massage therapist, Reiki Master, certified Hypnosis Consultant and certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
She is passionate about playing with paints and loves sharing her techniques with those who also wish to learn through play.