Teresita has been a BHMS parent since 2011. She has a son that graduated in 2019 and a son in 8th grade. Teresita is the Chair of the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies at Lehman College of the City University of New York. She travels often in her role as Executive Director of the Office of International Programs and Community Engagement for Lehman in order to establish academic partnerships with universities abroad. She holds a B.A. from Rollins College, a M.S. in Counseling from CW Post Campus, Long Island University and a M.Phil and Ph.D in History from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Prior to joining the board, Teresita was the Parents Association Treasurer for three years. Teresita is the Secretary of the Board and serves on the Institutional Advancement Committee. Ask her about cooking, Latin America or the Caribbean, or anything Montessori!