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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Sklar

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Sklar
Posted on 11/09/2018
Stephanie SklarName? Stephanie Sklar

Birthday? January 18 (same as my grandpa)

Hometown? Wayland, Massachusetts

VLUS position? Math Interventionist

Where did you go to school? Boston University and George Mason University

Who was your favorite teacher and why?
8th Grade Math Teacher, she let me blossom as a math student by making mistakes and celebrating them!

What is the most favorite part of your job? Getting to work with students across all three grades! I work with the best scholars!

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Sports Announcer

Do you have children? No

Do you have pets? No, but one day I would love a dog! I had turtles once. They were named Kirk and Spock.

Favorite Color? PURPLE PURPLE PURPLE

Do you have a favorite Quote or Saying? “A woman is like a tea bag - you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

Where is the farthest place you have ever traveled? Israel, but I’m going to China and Indonesia next summer!

Favorite food? I love really spicy food! Always up for a spicy food challenge!

Hobbies or Activities/organizations you are active in?
I dance and workout. I am currently training for my third marathon - the Boston Marathon and I’m raising money for Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary!

Something I am proud of - At a previous school, a bus was not ordered for the math team to go to the competition. I called every bus company in Boston and finally found a limo to take my students for less than the cost of the school bus!