Tiffany Florio

Tiffany is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn. Coming from a family of teachers, she also began to study early childhood education at CUNY Brooklyn College, where she earned her bachelors degree. After taking classes and working with a variety of grade levels, it was clear to her that she wanted to […]

Josh Benedick

Josh is thrilled to teach 3rd grade this year at HTe. He was born and raised in Eastern Pennsylvania where he earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in Elementary Education. He began his career as a kindergarten teacher for four years before moving to Brooklyn, New York. In NYC, he taught 2nd and […]

Desiree Powers

Growing up in northern New Jersey, in the shadows of Manhattan, Desiree discovered her passion for learning and culture at a young age. With endless sights and attractions in her backyard, she would often find herself lost in one of the many museums or historical landmarks New York has to offer. Her thirst for knowledge […]

Christine Kuhl

I am honored to be a part of the HTeM family as a 3rd-grade teacher and Inclusion Specialist. I’ve been an educator for many, many years. I graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a B.A. in Psychology, earned a multiple subject teaching credential through Cal State San Marcos, and earned a Master’s in Education from […]

Clare Jones

My name is Clare Jones and I was born and raised here, in sunny San Diego.