This is Gina's fifth year as a Para educator at Academy School. Prior to working at Academy, Gina worked as a Special Education Paraeducator in the Hinsdale School. Gina's passion is children! She believes every child has unique gifts as well as unique learning styles. She strives to help each child unlock their individual possibilities. Gina's goal is to build lifelong relationships with her students and let them know they are valued. She is always looking forward to meeting new students. When Gina’s not at school she is most likely outdoors somewhere. She enjoys camping and kayaking with her family. Gina is married and has 3 children.