Chelsea was born and raised in Manhattan; she has also lived in Colorado, Vermont and Guatemala. She received her B.A. in Art Education from the University of Vermont and earned her M.S. in Elementary Education from Bank Street College. Before starting at WMS, Chelsea taught for five years in inclusive Kindergarten, first and second grade classrooms at P.S. 116. Chelsea is excited to be starting her fifth year at WMS, bringing her experience and learning from those around her. She is passionate about riding her bike and hiking in beautiful and wild places.