Elcilia Taveras is Atmosphere's 7th Grade Math Teacher. Elcilia’s teaching career began in 2008, when she started teaching 4th grade for three years. She then transitioned to middle school, fell in love with the age group and has not changed ever since. She is a New York State certified teacher. Elcilia earned her Bachelor of Arts in Childhood Math Education from SUNY New Paltz. She also earned a Master of Science in Secondary Math Education from CUNY Lehman College. When Elcilia is not teaching she enjoys spending time with her three nieces who live in Upstate New York.