Daniela Filiberti received her Bachelor Arts Degree in Education at St. John’s University in January, 1990. She began her teaching career at Sacred Heart School in Bayside where she taught for three years. Upon completion of her Master’s Degree in Reading at Queens College, in June of 1993, Mrs. Filiberti received her permanent New York Certification in both Elementary Education and as a Reading Specialist. She went on to work for the Department of Education at P. S. 108 in the Bronx. She taught first grade for seven years at P. S. 108.
When her children were of school age, Mrs. Filiberti was given the opportunity to work at St. Anastasia School, and then at Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy. This is her 11th year teaching the Art program to all of the students in grades UPK through grade 8. In addition to the Art program, Mrs. Filiberti will be teaching an Art Elective course which will consist of students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Students who choose this elective course will meet on Friday afternoons for one hour in the Art room, in addition to their regularly scheduled art period with their homeroom class. She is excited to learn new things and enjoys incorporating read-alouds with the students and integrating lessons with regular classroom curriculum.