Claudia Plaza holds a bachelor’s degree in French from the University of San Francisco and a masters degree in Urban Education from Mercy College. Currently, she is in the Math Leadership graduate program at Bank Street College.
Originally from Northern California, she came to New York City 17 years ago and never left. Claudia joined the New York City Teaching Fellows in 2006 and prior to teaching at PS 8, she taught first, second, third and fifth grades at PS 84 in Williamsburg.
In her free time, she loves to curl up with a good book, get creative with some arts and crafts, and travel the world on new adventures.