Patricia Labriola has a Special Ed. Degree and Reading Specialist Certificate with 31 years experience in special ed. and 5 years in reading at the junior high level. Cindy Bossi has a BS in Elementary Education with emphasis in Gifted Education; 34 years teaching experience.
We both like guided instruction, but prefer creative and exploratory learning.
Altoona Area School District CARE Award; two time Odyssey of the Mind State Championships; SOAR program for economically disadvantaged youth; creator of "Arts Night" at two elementary schools in Altoona.
Patricia Labriola: Mansfield State University + post graduate work Cindy Bossi: Penn State University+ post graduate work
Friends for 36 years and retired from full time teaching; both sub because we need our "kid fix" and love pure teaching (no junk!)