Teacher in Residence
"When you know better, you do better." - Maya Angelou to Oprah
Monique Baez joined the Brilla team in 2017. Ms. Baez is a teacher at BCP Elementary. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies from Hunter College. Her passion for reading and education led her to change career paths and join Teach for America. She is currently studying to receive a Master of Arts with dual certification in Childhood Education (1-6) and Childhood Teaching Exceptional Learners (SPED). Ms. Baez is a NYC native who enjoys trying new recipes, karaoke, and polka dots!