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Ms. Maria Padula
Maria Padula has been teaching in the Rochester City School District for 22 years. She attended School #7 from Kindergarten to 7th grade, during college she did her student teaching at #7, and was hired the following September. Ms. Padula has a deep connection to #7 School and the RCSD. After moving on from School #7, Ms. Padula attended Nazareth Academy Hign School. She graduated in 1987. She then attended Community College of the Finger Lakes, getting an Associates Degree in 1989. She completed her Bachelor's Degree from SUNY Potsdam in 1992 and her teaching credentials from St. John Fisher College in 1998. In 2004, Ms. Padula received her Master's Degree and Permanent NYS Teacher Certificaton from SUNY Brockport. Ms. Padula is actively involved in Shelter Dog Rescue and has several dogs of her own. She enjoys the outdoors, camping, crafts, and spening time with her son, Tristan. She lives in a rural town in Wayne County.