Ms. Vanessa is joining CCA in 2021 and is excited to teach 4th grade! As a USF graduate she earned her Bachelors in Elementary Ed. She is certified in K-6 and Exceptional Student Education (ESE), and also holds an ESOL endorsement. Ms. Vanessa has 9 years of combined experience in the classroom with general education students, gifted students, and students with exceptionalities or language impairments. Additionally, she just completed her Graduate Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Guidance counseling. Throughout her teaching career, Ms. Vanessa has led professional learning communities, participated on a school’s positive behavior team, and facilitated peer Bible studies. Ms. Vanessa loves the Lord and desires all her students to brightly shine the light of Jesus in all that they do.