Elcilia Taveras teaches 7th grade math at Atmosphere Academy. Elcilia’s teaching career began in 2008, when she started teaching 4th grade for 3 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 3 nieces who live in Upstate New York.