Ms. deBerardinis was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and just recently moved with her husband to California, where her two children live and work. She is now happy to be closer to family and loves the amazing weather!
Ms. deBerardinis earned her Masters in Education from Arcadia University and has been a school librarian and teacher for over 15 years. She loves to share her passion for books with her students, most especially stories with diverse characters that focus on social justice, compassion and global understanding. Ms. deBerardinis encourages creativity and critical thinking in her students and enjoys empowering them to make a difference in our world.
When she is not teaching, Ms. deBerardinis enjoys spending time with her family, reading, crafting and going to the beach.