Chelsea Cito grew up and still resides in Bethlehem. Growing up she has always wanted to be a teacher and has gotten a lot of inspiration from her mother, a current high school teacher. She graduated from DeSales University in 2015 with her B.A. in Early Childhood Education, teaching certificate for grades pre-K-4, and Cum Laude honors. She was also awarded for being Student-Teacher of Year, 2015, among her graduating peers.
After graduating from DeSales, she went on to teach private kindergarten, substitute teach within the Pottstown School District, and lastly, teach kindergarten within the Reading School District. She has also taken on the roles of a summer camp counselor and a devoted babysitter. Before graduating in 2015, she actually student taught a semester at Seven Generations in a second-grade classroom! She is excited to be back full-time.
She was drawn to Seven Generations because of their welcoming and inclusive culture and for the emphasis on project-based and interdisciplinary learning. She loves incorporating literacy in all that she teaches because it is her favorite subject matter to teach. She also enjoys the connection to nature and the outside world.
In her free time, she is most likely reading or cooking. She is a part of her own book club and reads a new book each month with her club! She also loves cooking and usually spends each Sunday making homemade meals for herself and her family. In addition, she enjoys kayaking, traveling, wineries, riding her bike, and playing Scrabble!