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Grace's work combines: Education, Art, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Educator, School Leader, Consultant

Educator and Consultant

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    New York University

  • Graduate Degree

    History, General

    New York University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Bachelor's Degree: Something you love

Graduate Degree: Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Thought about law or medicine.

  • 2.

    Realized those were my parents dreams, not mine.

  • 3.

    Tutored at a settlement house in NYC.

  • 4.

    And I loved it.

  • 5.

    Got an MA in Education.

  • 6.

    Started teaching history.

  • 7.

    Moved to a few places in the world, teaching.

  • 8.

    Became a high school principal in Hawaii.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Parents:

    You should be a lawyer and a doctor. Anything else is a waste of your brain.

  • How I responded:

    I went across the country to university because I needed some distance. I went with what FELT RIGHT--working with kids felt amazing and purposeful. No day was ever the same. And it was fun.