Ms. Fio’s goals are to strengthen students’ awareness and appreciation for our beautiful planet, through enhancing their knowledge of science concepts. She has more than 9 years of experience as an educator and researcher and she is knowledgeable in diverse science topics, sustainability and environmental issues. She gained her experience as a middle school science teacher in Florida and has also taught environmental education summer programs in Peru and California. Ms. Fio received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Ecology at University of California, Irvine and her Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Miami University. Her favorite past times include hiking, going to the beach, and heading for new adventures with her family.