Q & A with Mrs. Astorga

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Mrs. Astorga is one of our awesome ELA teachers who in a normal school year works with our English Language Learners. She went to John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she took Criminal Justice classes and minored in English. She earned a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Then, she changed her career to teaching and went to St. John’s University School of Education and completed a double major in Childhood Education and TESOL.

She completed all of her observations at Halsey and became a substitute teacher at Halsey. Mrs. Astorga has been teaching at Halsey for the past 5 years as the 6th grade ENL ELA teacher.

Mrs. Astorga is married to one of the best Chef’s in the universe and has 2 beautiful children.