Francesca “Frankie” Pellicani, Preschool Teacher

Where are you from? I grew up in northern New Jersey in a beautiful lake town called Sparta.

Education and Awards:

Rutgers University, B.A. in Communication. I studied abroad my last semester in Australia, where I studied at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. I studied Australian culture and marine environment and traveled for a few months after school.

Certifications: First Aid | CPR

Position at CGL: Preschool teacher in Room E, where I get to teach mini humans and help them bring out their inner super hero

Year started at CGL: January 2015 as a sub! I became full time in October 2015

Why you choose to teach at CGL: So I can be a kid still without judgement.

Favorite moment in the classroom: My favorite moment was when the first big snowfall came this year and all the kids and teachers eyes lit up with excitement. Teachers were taking photos of the kids in the snow and the kiddos couldn’t stop talking about going skiing, it was beautiful.

Hobbies and interests: I enjoy snowboarding, reading, planning music festivals, hanging with my girlfriends, and FaceTiming with my niece, family and friends back home.