Kristen Mariani grew up in Florida and graduated from Wellington High School. Then, she moved to New York and received her bachelor’s degree from NYIT. She went on to persue a Masters degree in Literacy and Cognition from St. Joseph’s College. In 2014, Ms. Mariani moved back to the area and joined WACS. She enjoys engaging the students in her classroom through Project CHILD. In her spare time she loves going to the beach and reading.