Welcome New Teachers!

This school year P.S. 307 is joined by three new teachers: Ms. Garofalo in Pre-K, Ms. Kamouh in Kindergarten, and Ms. Bouzas-aronowitz as a school-wide Spanish teacher. Find out more about each of them and make sure to give them all a big PS 307 welcome!

Screen Shot 2019-09-05 at 4.05.26 PMMs. Garofalo grew up in Shrewsbury, PA. She received a Bachelor of Science for Early Childhood Education from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, completed her student teaching in the Netherlands, and taught 3rd grade last year at the New American Academy Charter School in Brooklyn. She says, “I am so excited to be joining PS 307 this year and to be teaching Pre-K! I’m excited to help young children grow and learn this year through play, interactive experiences, and investigations.”

Screen Shot 2019-09-05 at 4.36.04 PMMs. Kamouh grew up in Hazlet, NJ. She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers, graduated from NYU with a Masters Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education, and completed her student teaching at Arts and Letters and the Brooklyn New School.  She says, “I am thrilled to join such a strong community of teachers, students, and parents and am looking forward to a fun year learning and growing with my students!”

Screen Shot 2019-09-05 at 4.52.16 PMMs. Bouzas-aronowitz was born and raised in a little town called Villagarcia de Arosa, Galicia in the northwest of Spain. She started working with her father in the family business when she was 17 and didn’t finish high school, but when she came to New York in 2001 she earned her GED at La Guardia Community College, then an Associate’s Degree at the TCI College of Technology, followed by a a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature and a Master’s degree in Childhood Education, both from Hunter College.

She taught at the Berkeley Carroll School as an Associate Bilingual teacher, at the Harlem Village Academy as a K-5 Spanish teacher, and at P.S.133 as a 4th grade Bilingual teacher. “I am truly honored and excited to have joined the wonderful community at P.S. 307,” she says. “I believe that all students deserve to be set up for success, and it will be my honor and mission to work with and on behalf of P.S.307 students’ academic, emotional, and personal success. I am looking forward to meeting you all. I am confident that we all will work, learn, and succeed together!”

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