Name: Erica Pena, Blended Learning Specialist at CFK’s Youth Engagement Center
Erica’s hometown: Bronx, NY
CFK: What were you doing before you joined CFK?
ERICA: I’ve worked as a paraprofessional, a substitute teacher, a Direct Support Professional, a childcare provider, as well as pastry chef!
CFK: What do you love most about working with kids?
ERICA: I love being able to see them grow mentally and physically! I enjoy being able to guide them and encourage them to always push harder and aim for better - and to never give up.
CFK: Who was your hero when you were growing up?
ERICA: Super Woman!
Thanks, Erica, for all you do at the YEC to create opportunities for kids to learn, grow, and change the world!