Berlin CSD is excited to welcome Machaela Lantz to the district for the 2019-20 school year. Learn more about our new 7th Grade Exceptional Education Teacher in her own words.

LantzWhat is your education background?
I graduated from SUNY Brockport with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science.  I received my master’s from Saint Rose in Special Education and Literacy.

What is your background like – previous jobs?
I have a variety of experience in special education.  I have worked in Amsterdam as a consultant teacher, at HFM BOCES and South Colonie as a special education teacher in a self-contained classroom.

Tell us about your family?
My family is originally from the Cortland/Ithaca area.  I have one brother and a two-year-old nephew.  Currently, I live in Colonie with my husband and our dog, Louie.

What are your interests outside of school?
Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.  I love to read, kayak, and spend time at the beach.  During the summer, I work as a Day Camp Director at Camp Scully!