Soraya received her associate degree at LaGuardia Community College. She is bilingual (Spanish/English). She is trained in the Handwriting Without Tears Program. She has attended many professional development workshops and in-services. She is a fieldwork supervisor for Level 1 students. She also has experience working as a Home Health Aide with kids and adults. Additionally, she has worked as an occupational therapy assistant in various nursing & rehabilitation facilities.
Soraya is currently working in 2 schools with children ages 3-5 years-old in the mornings and at SPOTS in the afternoons. She also has been one of SPOTS Summer Camp Co-leaders for the past 10 years and she conducts 30-minute screenings for kids that don’t attend SPOTS.
During her free time, Soraya enjoys traveling, spending quality time with family and friends, she enjoys long walks, watching movies and reading. She also enjoys & appreciates the many long-term friendships she has made by working at the schools and at Spots. She is a member of The Kings Church of Christ and she is involved in many activities to help the community. She also continues to bake her delicious “Pineapple Upside-Down cake” for special events.