Betty Diodio
FLE & Substitute

Betty Diodio

Betty Diodio is from a small town in the East of France. She came to New York with her family. She is a French Preschool and Elementary teacher with a multicultural background. Betty has been working for the French National Education for a few years. She holds a master’s degree in science of education and […]

Florent Tarsiguel
3rd Grade – French


Florent grew up in the hinterlands of Nice before going to school in Nice. He had many jobs before becoming a teacher. The one that fulfilled him the most was being a camp counselor, then a camp director. Providing children with unique experiences and unforgettable moments is a significant driving force for Florent, and it’s […]

Cathy Hartranft
Science – English

FAA Teacher Cathy

Cathy has been a middle school science teacher for over 25 years. She challenges her students to link science concepts to current events in their daily lives and encourages them to make informed decisions. In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking, doing yoga, and spending time with her family.  

Vanessa Hefa
1st Grade – English

I was born in Bolivia. I have a bachelor’s degree in Education and Psychology from Hunter College. Soon after graduating, I began a master’s program in bilingual education at Bank Street College. What I love most about teaching is working and learning with children. In teaching, we guide children to awaken their minds and hearts […]