Sidney West was born and raised in The Bronx. Sidney attended St. Bonaventure University, obtaining her Bachelors in psychology with a minor in Sociology. She studied at Simmons University, earning her Master’s in Social Work and licensure after. Sidney is now attending Capella University, on 
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Samantha Dhanraj was born in The Netherlands and spent half her childhood there before moving to Queens, NY. Sam started her love for music by studying Indian classical music, which led to her attending LaGuardia Arts High School for vocal music before attending New York 
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Lukas was born in Rio Rico, Arizona. He received his Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. After graduating college, Lukas worked in nonprofit as a job coach for adults with developmental disabilities. He then received a Master’s Degree in Elementary and 
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Ashley is a Bronx native and has lived her whole life in New York City. She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a concentration in secondary education from The City College of New York of CUNY. Her first teaching experience was with the Archdiocese 
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Emiri was born in Japan and grew up in Long Island, NY. She moved to NYC in 2017 and has been teaching in the Bronx for five years. Emiri earned her bachelor’s degree at SUNY Oneonta and her master’s from Relay Graduate School of Education.
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Natasha is a native New Yorker (and Bronxite) who has spent the last decade teaching and leading in charter schools in New York. Although she loves teaching all subjects, Natasha has a particular passion for elementary math and is especially invested in getting kids to 
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Originally from California, Kinnery moved to NYC in 2012 to begin her career in education, working as a teacher and school leader in NYC schools for over a decade with a commitment to providing equitable educational experiences for all students. As a teacher, she centered 
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Tiffany Smith was born in Harlem and shortly after became a Bronxite after her grandparents became her legal guardians as a newborn. Tiffany grew up in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx as a little girl and moved to the North Bronx where she 
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Chalisha Lamberty was born and raised in Brooklyn and had the great opportunity to teach within the five boroughs of NYC.  She has a Bachelor’s of Science in both Education and Psychology and a Master’s of Science in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. These 
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