Fran has her BA in Elementary Education from Queens College in New York City. She has been an Instructional Aide in the Learning Center at elementary schools in the Manhattan Beach Unified School District for more than 2 years and enjoys working with K-5 students in all subjects and watching the students grasp concepts. She helps build students? confidence to believe in themselves and grow into independent thinkers. Working with her own children and volunteering in numerous classrooms, science labs, and libraries helped prepare her for working in the school district.