Ms. Hernandez relocated to Washington in 2013 from Brooklyn NY, where she taught Elementary Science at Achievement First Apollo Charter School. In NY she attended Fordham University where she attained a master’s degree in Special and General Education. Upon the completion of her degree, she coached incoming Teach for America corps members in Early Childhood Education in the Bronx. Ms. Hernandez is passionate about advocating for those in need and bringing out the best in each of her students. In her spare time, she loves traveling, trying new kinds of food, and going to museums with her son Matéo!