Diana Di Iorio-Paulenka was born in New York and moved to Royal Palm Beach when she was five years old. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a certification in Middle Grades Mathematics. Mrs. Paulenka began working at Western Academy Charter School in 2006 as a Paraprofessional and has been teaching intermediate mathematics since 2009. She lives in Royal Palm Beach with her new husband and her daughter. Mrs. Paulenka loves spending time with her family and friends, doing Zumba, and reading.