Maria De Nardo is very excited to be a part of the Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy family! She is a product of catholic education her whole life. Ms, De Nardo holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University and an M.S. in Elementary Education. She has taught several grade levels at her former private school, including Nursery, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grade. Ms. De Nardo is currently teaching Pre-K which is her passion.
Ms. De Nardo loves to read, listen to music, and do art projects. She believes in center based learning and was a member of NAEYC, a national accredited Early Childhood organization, which believes in social emotional approach to teaching children. Ms. De Nardo’s philosophy is that everyone is successful as long as we try!