Bachelor of Science in Biology, Ellizabethtown College
Master of Science in Anatomy, Temple University
MAT-Relay Graduate School of Education, New York
NYS 7-12 certification, Biological Sciences
This is Ms. Morano's first year teaching at CASA. She is originally from Warwick, New York. Her family includes her three adult sons, Peter, Kevin and Patrick, and her golden retriever, Zoey and her rescue dog, Bailey. In her free time, Ms. Morano enjoys running and hiking with her dogs.
What brought you to CASA?
I wanted to return to Central PA, and I wanted to teach at a school that included and integrated the arts into a STEAM curriculum.
Where did you work and what was your role prior to coming to CASA?
I previously was the department chair and lead science teacher at Bronx Prep Charter school in NY, and I spent one year teaching Chemistry at the Milton Hershey School during the pandemic.
What is your favorite part of working at CASA?
I love the creativity of the students and the collaboration of the staff.
What is your connection to the arts? How are you an artist?
Teaching anatomy allows me to bring the artistic form and function of the body into the classroom.
What do you feel is your impact on our school community, students, and culture?
I am hoping to create a welcoming and inviting classroom where everyone feels safe and appreciated for their individualism.
What advice do you have for our students?
Mistakes should be celebrated; it's how we learn.
Fun facts about Ms. Morano:
I grew up in Camp Hill, and my favorite place to visit in the US is San Diego where my youngest son is stationed in the Navy.