Hi! I am Stephanie Griffith and I am a School Social Worker at Barringer Road Elementary School.
How long have you been teaching or working in the district?
This is my fourth year.
What do you like best about what you do?
I love my job because I get to meet students from all walks of life and get to hear their stories.
What event here at Central Valley CSD has made/makes a difference to you personally and in your career?
The faculty and staff at Central Valley CSD are dedicated to assisting those in their community. All of those “events” that take place to better the circumstances of others make me feel blessed to be a part of this community.
What former jobs have you held?
I have worked and interned in various positions. They include: a law office, a 1:1 aide in a school, secretarial assistant in a school, Catholic Charities, Peacemaker Program, an inner city school district in Rochester, and a day treatment program.
Where were you educated?
I went to Mohawk high school, SUNY Oneonta for my undergraduate degree and then Roberts Wesleyan in Rochester for my Masters.
Where have you lived?
I have lived in Mohawk, Ilion, Oneonta, Rochester and most recently in Cold Brook, NY.
If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?
Meet up with friends or travel with my fiance!
What book and/or author are you currently reading?
I am currently reading Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks.
If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?
A mix of all genres (pop, oldies, country, musical soundtracks, etc.)-I love music!!
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
I would go to Ireland, I feel really connected to that part of my cultural background.
What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?
I am getting married in July!