Chrissy graduated from Fairfield University in 2007 with a BA in psychology and a minor in sociology. She then joined Teach for America and spent three wonderful years teaching 2nd and 3rd grade in New Orleans. Missing her native Brooklyn, Chrissy moved home and joined the PAVE Red Hook staff as an Intervention Specialist. Upon earning her MSEd in Literacy from Hunter College, Chrissy went back into the classroom to teach 2nd grade. She has since joined the Curriculum Team and now supports literacy teaching and learning in all PAVE Schools.